The Pegasus Diaries(2006)
The Private Papers of Major John Howard DSO
A non fiction book by Penny Bates and John Howard
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.
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Used availability for Penny Bates's The Pegasus Diaries
June 2006 : UK Hardback
March 2009 : UK Paperback