Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO

Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO

by John Howard, Penny Howard Bates
     
 

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John Howard’s name will forever be linked to the highly successful Pegasus Bridge assault by his glider-born company of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. His men regarded him with awe and his courage and toughness were bye-words. However this book reveals the human side of the man as well as providing a graphic account of the preparation,

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John Howard’s name will forever be linked to the highly successful Pegasus Bridge assault by his glider-born company of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. His men regarded him with awe and his courage and toughness were bye-words. However this book reveals the human side of the man as well as providing a graphic account of the preparation, actual operation and aftermath of this iconic raid.

The Pegasus Diaries is a book that will be enjoyed by men and women alike, presenting as it does a complex man often torn between his high sense of loyalty to his men and devotion to duty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844158829
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
05/05/2009
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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