Black Watch: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler


Author: Tom Renouf

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Tom Renouf was still a schoolboy in Scotland when WWII began.  He was pitched into the bloody Battle of Normandy, a raw recruit in the legendary Black Watch, surviving serious wounds, hardship and terror.  He ended the war a promoted and decorated young soldier.  From Normandy the regiment went on to liberate Holland and fight in the Battle of the Bulge, to invade Germany and struggle through the Reichswald forest in the last great battle of the Western front.  Its sweetest moment came just days after Hitler’s suicide when they caught a heavily disguised Himmler.  Black Watch is both the epic story of the 51st Highland Division and the searing personal account of one man’s courage in war.