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From a Hard Place to a Rock - First-hand accounts of soldiers on the run in WWII

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:59 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

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The map taken from an estaminet on 21 June 1940 that was used by Chris Waters and Dennis Lennon to decide their escape route.

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Captain Chris Waters (Royal Engineers) Captain Jimmy Johnson (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Second Lieutenant Dennis Lennon (Royal Engineers) Captain Tommy Trythall (Royal Artillery)

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Timandra Slade

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Chris Waters was my father. Jimmy Johnson was my cousin.

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Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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110185

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