Competition - a magnificent disaster

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  1. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Here is your opportunity to win one of 5 copies of this book about Operation MARKET GARDEN by David Bennett and kindly donated by Casemate Publications.

    Go to the survey and fill in the entry form. Correct completion of the 3 relatively (!) simple questions will gain you entry to the winners’ draw.

    The competition runs to 2 July 2011 and winners will be announced as quickly as possible after that.

    Have a read at the review by AlienFTM which can be found here:

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    A Magnificent Disaster by David Bennett​
     
  2. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    WINNERS - A Magnificent Disaster

    Competition closed and the winners have been chosen by Casemate, the publishing company who put up the prizes. The winners are:

    Pile - (sorry for typo - email went to right person though :sign3: )
    judgekid
    mogreby
    SeanFraser
    Andy_Cap​

    PM me your name and address and I will arrange for the books to be sent out.

    The answers. Well I did warn you all to RTFQ which many obviously did not!

    Q1 Who commanded the First Allied Airborne Army at the time of MARKET GARDEN. Answer Lt General Lewis H Brereton USAAF.
    Not Browning (Dep Comd) Not Eisenhower or Montgomery as many said.

    Q2 What Regiment was Lt Col John Frost commissioned into. Answer Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Not Parachute Regiment, which had not been formed when Frost commissioned.

    Q3 John Frost played himself in a 1946 film of the Battle of Arnhem. What was the name of the film? Answer Theirs is the Glory. Which Amazon are offering on DVD for £35!!.

    Congratulation to those who took time to read and understand the question and get the answers correct. More congratulations to the lucky 5 winners named above.
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2011
  3. Good grief i got the answers right ( google is my friend ):-D
     
  4. Ageing_Gracefully

    Ageing_Gracefully War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Google is indeed your friend - but reading the questions would also help a lot of people!! :)
     
  5. The book has just arrived. Many thanks
     

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