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The Pegasus And Orne Bridges

Author : Neil Barber  |  Pub Date : 2014-05-31  |  Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781473830097
ISBN 13 : 1473830095

The glider-borne operation to capture Pegasus Bridge has an established place in the annals of warfare. Conducted by Major John Howard and his company of Oxford and Buckinghamshire..



Pegasus Bridge

Author : Stephen E. Ambrose  |  Pub Date : 2013-04-23  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439126677
ISBN 13 : 1439126674

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Peg..



The Day The Devils Dropped In

Author : Neil Barber  |  Pub Date : 2008-10-17  |  Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781783037032
ISBN 13 : 1783037032

The first hours and days following the Allied invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944 have a strong claim to be amongst the most crucial in world history. Spearheading this vast undert..



Pegasus Bridge

Author : Will Fowler  |  Pub Date : 2013-09-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472806352
ISBN 13 : 1472806352

The night before D-Day, light infantry and a detachment of Royal Engineers landed by gliders at Pegasus Bridge, which spanned the Caen Canal. Quickly overwhelming the guards, they ..



The Pegasus Diaries

Author : John Howard  |  Pub Date : 2008-11-30  |  Publisher : Pen & Sword

ISBN 10 : 1844158829
ISBN 13 : 9781844158829

Howard's name will forever be linked to the successful Pegasus Bridge assault by his glider-born company of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. This book reveals th..



Fighting Hitler From Dunkirk To D Day

Author : Jeff Haward MM  |  Pub Date : 2015-04-30  |  Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781473826991
ISBN 13 : 1473826993

Fighting Hitler From Dunkirk to D-Day is the compelling story of a man belonging to a group of which there are now very few survivors. Jeff Haward MM is a pre-war Territorial Army ..



Pegasus Bridge Horsa Bridge

Author : Carl Shilleto  |  Pub Date : 2010  |  Publisher : Pen & Sword

ISBN 10 : 1848843097
ISBN 13 : 9781848843097

"This book examines, in great detail, the attack by 2 Oxf Bucks and engineers of the British 6th Airborne Division, in six gliders, on the Caen Canal and River Orne bridges in the ..