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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..



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

ISBN 10 : 9781849082877
ISBN 13 : 1849082871

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 The Essential Reference Guide

Author : Spencer C. Tucker  |  Pub Date : 2017-11-03  |  Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781440849756
ISBN 13 : 1440849757

This outstanding overview of D-Day makes clear its great importance in military and world history, identifies mistakes committed on both sides, and explains all aspects of the 1944..



Normandy 1944 The Battle For Caen

Author : Simon Forty  |  Pub Date : 2018-04-30  |  Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781526723765
ISBN 13 : 152672376X

Caen, a D-Day objective on 6 June 1944, did not fall to the British and Canadian troops of Second Army until 6 August, by which time much of the city had been reduced to rubble. Th..



A French Gi At Omaha Beach

Author : Caroline Jolivet  |  Pub Date : 2018-05-30  |  Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781526730480
ISBN 13 : 1526730480

Bernard Dargols was a young Parisian student working in New York when war broke out in 1939. While his family remained in France and was threatened by the Vichy regime's anti-Semit..



The Storm Of War

Author : Andrew Roberts  |  Pub Date : 2009-08-06  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141938868
ISBN 13 : 0141938862

On 2 August 1944, in the wake of the complete destruction of the German Army Group Centre in Belorussia, Winston Churchill mocked Adolf Hitler in the House of Commons by the rank h..