By Stanley Christopherson,James Holland
The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, Stanley Christopher’s regiment, went to conflict as amateurs, outfitted with braveness yet little or no else, and ended up probably the most skilled, hugely knowledgeable and such a lot valued armoured devices within the British military. Their trip during the warfare, studying via blunders and tragedy in addition to from a decided wish to enhance, can, in lots of methods, be noticeable 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 within which they took half, and over the process the clash, they accumulated an unbelievable thirty conflict honours.
Christopherson himself used to be to upward thrust 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 distinctive carrier Order, army Crosses and an American Silver big name, in addition to being pointed out in Despatches 4 occasions. 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