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FOR VALOUR - The History of Southern Africa's Victoria Cross Winners.

Uys, Ian. S.

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ISBN 10: 0620008229 / ISBN 13: 9780620008228
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Johannesburg 1973, Uys Publ, 1st South African ed w/.dj, Fine/Fine condition, 6x9, 398 pp, numerous illus & maps, appendices, bibliog, index. The history of Southern Africa's Victoria Cross heroes.This is the story of the men whose deeds of gallantry will live forever in the annals of Southern Africa's history men such as the surgeon who, having been shot through the chest, plugged the hole with gauze and continued ministering to the needs of others. After 15 years of research the author has collected the biographic details of all the Southern African V.C. heroes, not only those serving in South African or Rhodesian units, but also those South Africans who served in other Commonwealth forces and who received the supreme award for gallantry. From the massacre which spurred a South African on to win the V.C. during the Indian Mutiny of 1857, to the heroic selfsacrifice of South Africa's "Pathfinder" pilot over Germany in 1945, the story surrounding every Victoria Cross award is told. In addition the campaigns in which the awards were won are described and the later lives of the recipients detailed. N° de ref. de la librería 35930

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