JOHNNY BRUNT VC: PART I
Although still a schoolboy in 1939, Johnny Brunt was destined to become one of Britain’s most formidable soldiers. In the first of a two-part feature, Steve Snelling charts the beginnings of a superlative combat career
The steep descent began in the cold, early hours of a winter’s morning. Following a rough path, a heavily armed, 21-strong raiding party snaked along the rock-strewn route which their commander had come to know so well.