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by Penny Bates,John Howard

Author: Penny Bates,John Howard
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Language: English
Publisher: Pen and Sword (April 21, 2009)
Pages: 208 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.3
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Major John Howard commanded the first Company flown in by glider behind enemy lines to initiate the D Day landings.

Major John Howard commanded the first Company flown in by glider behind enemy lines to initiate the D Day landings. The final preparations for the attack,. John Howard died at the age of 86 in 1999. As a result of his actions during this particular campaign, Howard was awarded the DSO and Croix de Guerre with Palme, however many consider that a far greater and lasting tribute to him and his brave men was the fact that the road that crosses the bridge was re-named Rue John Howard and the bridge itself is now known both locally and.

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Title: THE PEGASUS DIARIES : THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF MAJOR JOHN HOWARD, DSO. Author Name: Howard, J. & Bates, P. Categories: Biography & Memoirs, Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2007.

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Major (Reginald) John Howard DSO (8 December 1912 – 5 May 1999) was a British Army officer who led a glider-borne assault on two bridges between Bénouville and Ranville in Normandy, France.

Major (Reginald) John Howard DSO (8 December 1912 – 5 May 1999) was a British Army officer who led a glider-borne assault on two bridges between Bénouville and Ranville in Normandy, France, codenamed Operation Deadstick, on 6 June 1944 as part of the D-Day landings during the Second World War. These bridges spanned the Caen Canal and the adjacent River Orne (about 500 yards to the east), and were vitally important to the success of the D-Day landings.

His men regarded him with awe and his courage and toughness were bye-words. 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. 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.

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.