Cheshire

Cheshire

The Biography of Leonard Cheshire, VC, OM

Book - 2001
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Group Captain Leonard Cheshire flew 101 operations in World War II. 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.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2001.
ISBN: 9780140254266
0140254269
Characteristics: xxv, 530 p., [24] p. of plates :,ill., ports ;,20 cm.

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