Pegasus Diaries

The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO

Penny Bates, John Howard

 
Date Published :
April 2009
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781844158829
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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Overview
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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.

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