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General 'Boy' : the life of Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL

Author: Richard Mead
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first biography of 'Boy' Browning, whose name is inextricably linked with the creation and employment of Britain's airborne forces in the Second World War. In 1932, he married the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mead, Richard.
General 'boy'
Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, 2010
(OCoLC)763626274
Named Person: Frederick Browning; Frederick Browning; Daphne Du Maurier; Philip, Prince consort of Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain; Frederick Browning
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Mead
ISBN: 9781848841819 1848841817
OCLC Number: 659244822
Description: xi, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Family (1335-1896) --
Tommy (1896-1914) --
Boy (1914-1916) --
Trenches (1916-1918) --
Peace (1918-1924) --
Sandhurst (1924-1928) --
Hiatus (1928-1931) --
Daphne (1931-1932) --
Marriage (1932-1939) --
Brigadier (1939-1941) --
Pegasus (1941-1942) --
Expansion (1942) --
Setbacks (1942-1943) --
Adviser (1943) --
Corps (December 1943-June 1944) --
Frustration (6 June-9 September 1944) --
Sixteen (10-16 September 1944) --
Market (17-20 September 1944) --
Garden (21-24 September 1944) --
Tragedy (24 September-9 October 1944) --
Verdict (10-26 September 1944) --
Aftermath (October-December 1944) --
Kandy (December 1944-May 1945) --
Victory (May-November 1945) --
Singapore (November 1945-July 1946) --
Return (July 1946-December 1947) --
Princess (1948-1952) --
Duke (1952-1956) --
Breakdown (1956-1959) --
Finale (1959-1965) --
Postscript (1965-1989) --
Retrospective.
Responsibility: Richard Mead ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

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