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Fighting brigadier the life & campaigns of Brigadier James Hill DSO** MC by Peter Harclerode

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Campaigns,
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain. Army,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Parachute troops,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-208) and index.

Statementby Peter Harclerode
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD743 .H346 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 214 p. , [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24908980M
ISBN 101848842147
ISBN 109781848842144
LC Control Number2011378601
OCLC/WorldCa659244832

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  In March his Brigade played a key role in the Rhine Crossing and raced east to block the Russian advance on war Brigadier Hill was a leading figure in the Parachute Regiment and revered by fellow : Peter Harclerode.   Book Overview In the s James Hill was forced to leave the Army because he was under 26 when he married. Recalled to the colors, he won his MC with the BEF in In the s James Hill was forced to leave the Army because he was under 26 when he married. Recalled to the colors, he won his MC with the BEF in He was one of the first to volunteer for airborne forces and became second-in-command of 1 PARA. H. Post war Brigadier Hill was a leading figure in the Parachute Regiment and revered by fellow Paras. He died in Peter Harclerode was a serving officer in the Guards and Paras. He is a much published author who concentrates on Special Forces.

On the fly - leaf of this book is written, ' a fitting memorial, as is this overdue biography, to the Fighting Brigadier. While this book purports to be a biography of Brigadier Hill, it isn't. The book is a simple Cut and Paste job of the actions of the Parachute Regiment in Europe in the Second World War, augmented by extracts from the writings of some of the senior officers involved/5(4). Brigadier James Hill was an important figure in the Parachute Regiment during the Second World War, joining soon after the British airborne forces were created, and rising to lead 3rd Parachute Brigade from Normandy to the Baltic. This book falls into two somewhat different : £ Pen and Sword Books: Fighting Brigadier - Kindle In the s James Hill was forced to leave the Army because he was under 26 when he married. About Us Contact Us Write For Us Price: £ : Citizen Soldier: (The Fighting Style of Brigadier General Edward W. Bird) (): Berens, Robert J.: BooksAuthor: Robert J. Berens.

Fighting Brigadier Brigadier James Hill is recognised in Airborne circles as a founding father of The Parachute Regiment, yet his story has not been told until now. Commissioned in into the Royal Fusiliers, he had to leave the Army five years later because he married under-age. Fighting Brigadier: The Life of Brigadier James Hill DSO MC, Peter Harcerode. Brigadier James Hill was an important figure in the Parachute Regiment during the Second World War, joining soon after the British airborne forces were created, and rising to lead 3rd Parachute Brigade from Normandy to . Get this from a library! Fighting brigadier: the life & campaigns of Brigadier James Hill DSO** MC. [Peter Harclerode] -- "Brigadier James Hillis recognised in Airborne circles as a founding father of the Parachute Regiment, but his story has not been told until now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Citizen Soldier: The Fighting Style of Brigadier General Edward W. Bird” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 2/5.