The Pegasus Diaries – The Private Papers of Major John Horward DSO
The Pegasus Diaries - The Private Papers of Major John Horward DSO
John Howard & Penny Bates
John Howard's name will forever be linked to the highly successful Pegasus Bridge assault by his glider-borne company of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. His men regarded him with awe and his courage and toughness were bywords. 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 action.
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.
Paperback, 198 pages, 32 black and white illustrations.