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Inhaltsangabe: A dual-language, English and French in parallel columns, book about the Normandy campaign in 1944. It tells of the search for the battlefield in the Norman bocage on which Corporal Sidney Bates (no relation) of the 1st Battalion The Royal Norfolk Regiment of the British 3 Division earned the posthumous award of the Victoria Cross on August 6, 1944. It is also a 'search' for the personality of this brave cockney boy – he was 23 years old when he died – in preparation for the forthcoming biography about him to be titled: Sidney Bates, VC, A True Camberwell Boy.
The book also exposes slanders perpetrated by Daryl Zanuck in his movie of Cornelius Ryan's splendid book, The Longest Day, and by Chester Wilmot in his much-acclaimed book, The Struggle for Europe.
It has been well received by such noted authors of the Normandy campaign as Carlo D'Este, Sir John Keegan, Paul Fussell, Sir David Fraser and others.
Über den Autor: As a very junior subaltern, Tom Bates served as second-in-command of 48 Indian Infantry Brigade Signal Section of 17 Indian Infantry Division, the famous Black Cat division of the British/Indian XIV Army. He was in the fighting in World War II against the Japanese in Burma and Manipur State, India. Born, brought up and educated in India, after the war he set out to find out who his father was. It was while researching Bateses that he came across the story of Sidney Bates, the 'true Camberwell boy'. Although he is not, as far as he knows, related to Sidney Bates, VC, he spent 17 years researching this book in England, Scotland, Wales, Canada and Normandy.
Tom Bates, approaching 80, is now an American citizen. He lives in Berkeley, California. He continues to write books, mainly about military history, and is still searching for 'Daddy'!
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97809459920354.0
Buchbeschreibung Bates Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0945992033I3N00
Buchbeschreibung Bates Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0945992033I5N01
Buchbeschreibung BATES BOOKS. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. History and Social Science>Military>World War II>Europe>General. Book: USED, Good. Dust Jacket: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 01978094599203501. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 01978094599203501
Buchbeschreibung CA. BATES BOOKS 2000., 2000. BOOK,DUST JACKET-VERY GOOD. ISBN:0 945992 03 3. Illustrated by ILLUSTRATED. Binding is HB. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001150
Buchbeschreibung Bates, Berkeley, 2000. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First. very nice copy; larger-format. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 014715
Buchbeschreibung Thomas J. Bates, 2000. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. with 201 pages. black and white illustrations. text in english and french. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 018035
Buchbeschreibung Bates Books, 2000. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0945992033
Buchbeschreibung Bates Books, Berkeley, Calif, 2000. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Quarto in a yellow DJ ; xviii, 201 p : illus, maps, ports ; 28 cm. Author signed, inscribed, and dated title page // World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. A fine bright clean copy in a slightly sunned spine else near fine DJ First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 31293
Buchbeschreibung Bates Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 0945992033 Bates, Thomas J. and Lummis. Normandy: The Search for Sidney. NP: NP, ND. Book condition: Very good. 'Review copy not for re-sale' stamped on both pastedowns. Minor shelf wear to lower edge of boards. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. In French and English. Detailed account of the Allied invasion of Normandy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers UBATNOR00SP