1st Edition PB 1996
Trade paperback (Ringbound). First published privately in Canada in 1996 by "Rob Kennedy".
Printed by "Print Three". Written by Russ Kennedy. No ISBN number.
This book was compiled from the notes that the author took when he visited the Arnhem battlefields
in 1994. He had served with the Canadian Engineers and was involved in the evacuation
of the 1st Airborne. The book also contains his recollections of the events as they happened
in 1944. The story of the Arnhem evacuation is more fully told in the book "Storm Boat Kings" by
Russ Kennedy was Reconnaissance Officer for 23rd Field Company throughout the NW Europe campaign.
His "force" consisted of Recce Sgt. Don Barnes, plus driver Buck McKee and his jeep.
During the rescue of the Airborne survivors, Sgt. Barnes was severely wounded and Buck McKee
was killed. After the war, Russ became a lecturer in Civil Engineering at Queen's University.
Over the span of 40 years, he served the university in many capacities, including that
of Vice-Principal. During the Post-War years he worked with the COTC, commanding the unit
from 1951-58 and retiring as a Lt.-Col.