By Stanley Christopherson,James Holland
The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, Stanley Christopher’s regiment, went to struggle as amateurs, built with braveness yet little or no else, and ended up probably the most skilled, hugely educated and so much valued armoured devices within the British military. Their trip in the course of the struggle, studying via error and tragedy in addition to from a decided wish to increase, can, in lots of methods, be visible to mirror the adventure of the British military as a complete. From Alamein onwards, the Sherwood Rangers have been within the forefront of virtually each motion during which they took half, and over the process the clash, they gathered an impressive thirty conflict honours.
Christopherson himself used to be to upward push from a junior subaltern to develop into the commanding officer of the regiment quickly after the D-Day landings. He took half in all thirty conflict honours, and picked up a exotic carrier Order, army Crosses and an American Silver megastar, in addition to being pointed out in Despatches 4 instances. His is a rare story.
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An Englishman at War: The Wartime Diaries of Stanley Christopherson DSO MC & Bar 1939-1945 by Stanley Christopherson,James Holland