World Battlefronts: Lord Lovat, I Presume

Brigadier Lord Lovat, tall, tough, handsome leader of British Commando troops, was back in England last week, a bit bunged up from the Normandy fighting, and correspondents at last could tell the story of how Lovat and his men kept a promise on Dday.

Just before the invasion Lovat, 32-year-old veteran of Dieppe, the Lofotens and many a secret Commando raid, conferred with the commanding general of the British Sixth Airborne Division somewhere in southern England. One detachment of the Sixth's parachute and glider troops was to carry out the desperate mission of seizing...

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