A Fierce Quality: The Fighting Life of Alastair Pearson, DSO & Three Bars, MC :: Julian James soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Leo Cooper, 1989, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps;
From the cover: Alastair Pearson, the subject of this biography, is one of the very small band of men to have achieved the distinction of winning the DSO and three bars. Add to this the fact that he also won the Military Cross and is further entitled to the post-nominal letters CB, QBE, TD and HML and it will be readily understood that this is a book about a very remarkable man.
In his early years Pearson gave little indication of those outstanding qualities of leadership he was later to display. Born in Sc…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 134 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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