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DDay Hero : CMS Stanley Hollis VC.

Author: Mike Morgan
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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DDay's only Victoria Cross winner, Stanley Hollis was uniquely recommended for this coveted award twice on 6 June. A tough, workingclass rebel, Hollis was no model soldier: he was forever being 'busted' to corporal for various misdeameanours, only to win his stripes back again. Few soldiers can have seen as much close combat action as Stanley Hollis. He fought with the Green Howards at Dunkirk, in the Western  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morgan, Mike.
DDay Hero : CMS Stanley Hollis VC.
New York : The History Press, ©2011
Named Person: Stanley Hollis; Stanley Hollis
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Morgan
ISBN: 9780752469553 075246955X
OCLC Number: 779141133
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Inge; A Modern View of Heroes by General Sir Michael Walker; Preface; Acknowledgements; Prologue: D-Day Cataclysm; One: A Rebellious Yorkshire Upbringing; Two: A Truly Indestructible Soldier; Three: Storm of Retribution; Four: A Fearless Fighting Legend; Five: Stan's Courage Inspired D-Day Victory; Six: Suicide Attacks; Seven: The Man They Couldn't Kill; Eight: Our Hero through the Years; Nine: Stan's Legend Lives On; Epilogue; Appendices; I: Stan's Official Citation; II: A Short History of The Green Howards. III: Gold Beach, Normandy, 6 June 1944 --
Order of BattleIV: The Green Howards Second World War Medal Winners; V: The Green Howards 6th Battalion Fighting Service during the Second World War; VI: The Green Howards Normandy Roll of Honour; Bibliography.

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D-Day's only Victoria Cross winner, Stanley Hollis was uniquely recommended for this coveted award twice on 6 June. During the primary assault, Hollis single-handedly stormed a German pillbox, saving  Read more...

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