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Gliderborne: The Story of 2nd Battalion The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 52nd) in WWII

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The history of the Ox & Bucks Light Infantry’s 2nd Battalion during the Second World War, including the famous Pegasus Bridge operation. Each copy is signed by Michael Massy-Beresford, the author.

Contents:

Dedication

Compiler’s Note

Chapter One: The 52nd’s Return from India

Chapter Two: The 52nd July 1940 – October 1941 Training in the UK

Chapter Three: Aerial Precursors and the Axis Airborne Operations of 1940/41

Chapter Four: Early Allied Airborne Operations 1940 – 1943

Chapter Five: The 52nd Trains for Airborne Duties Oct 1941 – March 1943

Chapter Six: The 52nd in the UK, April 1943 – May 1944

Chapter Seven: Normandy 1944

Chapter Eight: Captain Priday’s Account of Events 6th/7th June 1944

Chapter Nine: The Arnhem Operation and the Divisional Defence Platoon

Chapter Ten: The Dash to the Ardennes, December 1944

Chapter Eleven: Rhine Crossing March 1945

Chapter Twelve: The Advance to the Baltic

Chapter Thirteen: Operation ‘Canloan’

Chapter Fourteen: The 52nd in India and Palestine 1945 – 48

Epilogue

Roll of Honour

Obituaries

Compiler’s Final Note

Apendices

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Weight 1.4 kg

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