my grandfather’s diary about his time in italy towards the end of the war;

“Bill Richardson was in lead tank and we stopped for a while to have a conference as Bill’s map reading was atrocious it was decided to carry on the route we were on and we drove right through two german camps into an enemy occupied town, realising this we drove around the town square and went right back where we had come from without then enemy even realising it was us and no shots fired! on reaching Rimini near coriano ridge we dug in and secured positions”

seems awefully close luck there!
wonder where this was

Jonathan

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