My Story: Desert Danger

Victory hangs on one soldier. The British tanks have the Germans in their sights. If Tim can clear the mines ahead… Egypt, 1942. The decisive Battle of El Alamein. Tim Jackson is nineteen, a young soldier whose job is to detect and detonate mines – a task fraught with terrible danger. As British troops advance towards the German forces, Tim is desperately trying to keep his hands steady and nerves calm. If he can’t clear the path, the British army won’t reach the front…

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  • Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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