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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..



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..



Pegasus Bridge

Author : Will Fowler  |  Pub Date : 2010-06-22  |  Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1846038480
ISBN 13 : 9781846038488

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 ..



D Day In Numbers

Author : Jacob F. Field  |  Pub Date : 2014-04-25  |  Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782432395
ISBN 13 : 1782432396

D-Day, 6 June 1944, the day on which the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy with the intention of reclaiming mainland Europe from German occupation. The significance of the o..



Fighting With The Commandos

Author : Stan Scott  |  Pub Date : 2009  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0753183048
ISBN 13 : 9780753183045

The Second World War recollections of Stan Scott present a fascinating view of life during the war. The text chronicles his colourful journey from being a lad with passion for all ..