Men, Women and Guns


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World War I stories, as told through the eyes of someone who was there, but leavened with humour and an eye for the ridiculous side of human nature. This is a collection of McNeile's early short stories, drawing on his experiences with the Royal Engineers Corps. These are the memoirs which describe the experiences that made him who he was, and gave him his famous name "Sapper". The first half is made up of separate stories, the second half is selected accounts from the life of "Jim Denver" in Ypres and France. (summary by Beth Thomas) (6 hr 52 min)

Chapters

Prologue 11:06 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 1, Chapter 1 - The Motor Gun 38:29 Read by NoelBadrian
Part 1, Chapter 2 - Private Meyrick - Company Idiot 35:31 Read by wish2bflying
Part 1, Chapter 3 - Spud Trevor of the Red Hussars 30:12 Read by wish2bflying
Part 1, Chapter 4 - The Fatal Second 25:19 Read by Denise Nordell
Part 1, Chapter 5 - Jim Brent's V.C 40:47 Read by Peter John Keeble
Part 1, Chapter 6 - Retribution 52:20 Read by John Burlinson
Part 1, Chapter 7 - The Death Grip 48:31 Read by Dorothy Godfrey-Smith
Part 1, Chapter 8 - James Henry 42:53 Read by Dorothy Godfrey-Smith
Part 2, Chapter 1 - The Grey House 6:46 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 2 - The Women and the Men 8:16 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 3 - The Woman and the Man 7:44 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 4 - "The Regiment" 9:04 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 5 - The Contrast 6:26 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 6 - Black, White and Grey 17:31 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 7 - Archie and Others 5:08 Read by fzarate
Part 2, Chapter 8 - On the Staff 10:10 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 9 - No Answer 7:00 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
Part 2, Chapter 10 (The Madness) and Chapter 11 (The Grey House Again) 9:15 Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)