By Stanley Christopherson,James Holland
The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, Stanley Christopher’s regiment, went to battle as amateurs, built with braveness yet little or no else, and ended up some of the most skilled, hugely knowledgeable and such a lot valued armoured devices within the British military. Their trip throughout the battle, studying via blunders and tragedy in addition to from a made up our minds wish to increase, can, in lots of methods, be visible to mirror the adventure of the British military as a complete. From Alamein onwards, the Sherwood Rangers have been within the leading edge of virtually each motion during which they took half, and over the process the clash, they collected an magnificent thirty conflict honours.
Christopherson himself was once 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 distinct carrier Order, army Crosses and an American Silver celebrity, in addition to being pointed out in Despatches 4 instances. 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