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D-Day Hero: CSM Stanley Hollis VC

Morgan, Mike/Inge, Field Marshal Lord (foreword)/Walker, General Sir Michael (A Modern View of Heroes)

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ISBN 10: 0750936940 / ISBN 13: 9780750936941
Published by Sutton Publishing 1st printing, Stroud, 2004
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xviii, 174 p., photos, map, appendices, biblio, 8vo; Fine/Fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 54397

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Title: D-Day Hero: CSM Stanley Hollis VC

Publisher: Sutton Publishing 1st printing, Stroud

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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D-Day's only Victoria Cross winner, Stanley Hollis was uniquely recommended for this coveted award twice on June 6, 1944. A tough, working-class rebel, Hollis was no model soldier: he was forever being µbusted¦ to corporal for various misdemeanours, only to win his stripes back again. He fought with the Green Howards at Dunkirk, in the Western Desert, in Italy, on D-Day and through France and Germany to the end of the war. Seriously wounded and taken prisoner by the Afrika Korps, Hollis was personally congratulated by Rommel, then made a daring escape. In Italy, he was recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

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Mike organ is a senior journalist with the Middlesbrough Evening Gazette and author of Daggers Drawn and Sting of the Scorpion. He is a winner of the government's national Race in the Media Award for Campaigning Journalism and a former Yorkshire Press Awards News Reporter and News Feature Writer of theYear. He lives in Whitby.

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