Fighting Brigadier

    Fighting Brigadier

    The Life and Campaigns of Brigadier James Hill DSO MC

    Peter Harclerode

    Pen & Sword 2010

    Hardback 224pp Illustrated

    9781848842144   Product Code: 20138

    An early volunteer for the new airborne forces, James Hill's conspicuous courage in action saw him badly wounded several times during the Second World War. This biography reviews the life and career of the much-decorated soldier who commanded the 1st Parachute Battalion in North Africa in 1942 and the 6th Airborne Division in Normandy in June 1944, where he was responsible for the crucial capture of Pegasus Bridge and other key strategic objectives on D-Day.

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