Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall

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'At Victoria station the R.T.O. gave me a travel warrant, a white feather and a picture of Hitler marked "This is your enemy." I searched every compartment, but he wasn't on the train...' Spike Milligan's on the march, blitzing friend and foe alike with his uproarious recollections of army life from enlistment to the landing at Algiers in 1943. Bathos, pathos and gales of drunken laughter, and insane military goonery explode in superlative Milliganese.

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The most irreverent, hilarious book about the war that I have ever read ( Sunday Express)

Brilliant verbal pyrotechnics ... throwaway lines and marvelous anecdotes ( Daily Mail)

Desperately funny, vivid, vulgar ( Sunday Times)

Close in stature to Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear in his command of the profound art of nonsense ( Guardian)

Milligan is the Great God to all of us (John Cleese)

The Godfather of Alternative Comedy (Eddie Izzard)

That absolutely glorious way of looking at things differently. A great man (Stephen Fry)

Manifestly a genius, a comic surrealist genius and had no equal (Terry Wogan)

A totally original comedy writer (Michael Palin)

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