June 10, 1942

Had demonstration of demolition (Bruce Trotter)– Churchill Tank knocking down a big house in West Cowes. Nothing left of it. At supper time Bill Purdy gave a demonstration with his Tank flame thrower – 50 yards – really a terrible weapon. Tomorrow morning we go by sea on a longer scheme – probably two or three days.

A page for one of Doc Alexander’s photo albums. Bruce Trotter, Bob Taylor and John Begg. Alexander family collection.


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About Rob Alexander

I am a writer, photographer and historian and the author of The History of Canmore, published by Summerthought Publishing of Banff, AB.

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