Cheshire: The Biography Of Leonard Cheshire VC OM

Author(s): Morris Richard

Biography | Military

Group Captain Leonard Cheshire flew 101 operations in the Second World War. The first, in 1940, took place six days after Dunkirk. After the 100th he was awarded the Victoria Cross. His 101st - and last - mission was to Nagasaki, where he witnesssed the dropping of the atomic bomb. In this biography Richard Morris examines the profound character of a man whose war career brought him the highest military distinction, and whose peacetime work of compassion earned him the Order of Merit.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780670867356
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Viking
  • : December 1998
  • : 1.94 Inches X 9.68 Inches X 6.42 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Morris Richard
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 512