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The Resource General 'boy' : the life of lieutenant general Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL, Richard Mead ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

General 'boy' : the life of lieutenant general Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL, Richard Mead ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Label
General 'boy' : the life of lieutenant general Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL
Title
General 'boy'
Title remainder
the life of lieutenant general Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL
Statement of responsibility
Richard Mead ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first biography of 'Boy' Browning, whose name is inextricably linked with the creation and employment of Britain's airborne forces in the Second World War. Commissioned into the Grenadier Guards, Browning served on the Western Front, earning a DSO during the Battle of Cambrai. As Adjutant at Sandhurst, he began the tradition of riding a horse up the steps at the end of the commissioning parade. Browning represented England and Great Britain as a hurdler at the 1928 Winter Olympics. In 1932 Browning married Daphne du Maurier, who was ten years younger and became one of the 20th cent
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mead, Richard
Dewey number
940.544941092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
U55.B757
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Browning, Frederick
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Great Britain
  • Generals
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Browning, Frederick
  • Du Maurier, Daphne
  • Browning, Frederick
  • Great Britain
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Armed Forces
  • Generals
  • Marriage
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Great Britain
Label
General 'boy' : the life of lieutenant general Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL, Richard Mead ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Maps; Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; Introduction; Prologue; 1. Family (1335-1896); 2. Tommy (1896-1914); 3. Boy (1914-1916); 4. Trenches (1916-1918); 5. Peace (1918-1924); 6. Sandhurst (1924-1928); 7. Hiatus (1928-1931); 8. Daphne (1931-1932); 9. Marriage (1932-1939); 10. Brigadier (1939-1941); 11. Pegasus (1941-1942); 12. Expansion (1942); 13. Setbacks (1942-1943); 14. Adviser (1943); 15. Corps (December 1943-June 1944); 16. Frustration (6 June-9 September 1944); 17. Sixteen (10-16 September 1944); 18. Market (17-20 September 1944); 19. Garden (21-24 September 1944)
  • 20. Tragedy (24 September-9 October 1944)21. Verdict (10-26 September 1944); 22. Aftermath (October-December 1944); 23. Kandy (December 1944-May 1945); 24. Victory (May-November 1945); 25. Singapore (November 1945-July 1946); 26. Return (July 1946-December 1947); 27. Princess (1948-1952); 28. Duke (1952-1956); 29. Breakdown (1956-1959); 30. Finale (1959-1965); 31. Postscript (1965-1989); 32. Retrospective; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Abbreviations; Notes; Acknowledgements; Sources & Bibliography; Index
Control code
763626274
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781844683369
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
54e784eb-e1a1-4784-ab19-2e87816dc3f5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763626274
Label
General 'boy' : the life of lieutenant general Sir Frederick Browning, GCVO, KBE, CB, DSO, DL, Richard Mead ; foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Maps; Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; Introduction; Prologue; 1. Family (1335-1896); 2. Tommy (1896-1914); 3. Boy (1914-1916); 4. Trenches (1916-1918); 5. Peace (1918-1924); 6. Sandhurst (1924-1928); 7. Hiatus (1928-1931); 8. Daphne (1931-1932); 9. Marriage (1932-1939); 10. Brigadier (1939-1941); 11. Pegasus (1941-1942); 12. Expansion (1942); 13. Setbacks (1942-1943); 14. Adviser (1943); 15. Corps (December 1943-June 1944); 16. Frustration (6 June-9 September 1944); 17. Sixteen (10-16 September 1944); 18. Market (17-20 September 1944); 19. Garden (21-24 September 1944)
  • 20. Tragedy (24 September-9 October 1944)21. Verdict (10-26 September 1944); 22. Aftermath (October-December 1944); 23. Kandy (December 1944-May 1945); 24. Victory (May-November 1945); 25. Singapore (November 1945-July 1946); 26. Return (July 1946-December 1947); 27. Princess (1948-1952); 28. Duke (1952-1956); 29. Breakdown (1956-1959); 30. Finale (1959-1965); 31. Postscript (1965-1989); 32. Retrospective; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Abbreviations; Notes; Acknowledgements; Sources & Bibliography; Index
Control code
763626274
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781844683369
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
54e784eb-e1a1-4784-ab19-2e87816dc3f5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763626274

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