Glider Pilots at Arnhem by Major M L Peters ,Luuk Buist PDF

By Major M L Peters ,Luuk Buist

ISBN-10: 1473822793

ISBN-13: 9781473822795

ISBN-10: 1844157636

ISBN-13: 9781844157631

The fierce fight among the British 1st Airborne department and the very best German forces in and round Arnhem is definitely documented. This e-book tells of the function performed within the conflict for Oosterbeek and the bridge at Arnhem itself by way of the lads of the Glider Pilot Regiment (GPR). those males have been already skilled squaddies who volunteered to affix the airborne forces and take the struggle to the Germans in a unconditionally new regiment.

The males of the GPR have been predominantly SNCOs expert to fly wood attack gliders into occupied territory. as soon as at the flooring they have been anticipated to enter conflict with the troops they'd introduced onto the touchdown area. throughout the Arnhem operation they have been excited by the preliminary safety of the LZs, ahead of combating condominium to accommodate major combined teams of squaddies, engineers and medics. In so doing they suffered broad losses from which the Regiment by no means totally recovered.

This e-book tells their tale of their personal phrases from the instant they landed on Dutch soil during the fierce struggling with everywhere in the ever shrinking perimeter until eventually the survivors of the GPR proudly marked the direction out for the battered survivors of 1st Airborne department as they escaped over the Rhine.

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