The Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO by John Howard

The Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO by John Howard

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Talks about the legendary Major John Howard's papers. John Howard was the architect and hero of the famous Pegasus Bridge coup-de-main operation. Pegasus Bridge was the crucial key objective on the eve of D Day. This book reveals the full character of this charismatic leader.

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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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SKU GOR006226825
Title The Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO
Author By (author) John Howard
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 1844154467
ISBN 13 9781844154463
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006226825
Title The Pegasus Diaries: The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO
Author By (author) John Howard
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 1844154467
ISBN 13 9781844154463
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No