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Mark of the Lion - The Story of Charles Upham VC and Bar

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Title: Mark of the Lion, The Story of Charles Upham V.C and Bar

Author: Sandford, Kenneth

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 1990 (Original 1st Edition 1962)

ISBN: 0099644304

Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket - 399 pages

Comments: Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC & Bar (21 September 1908 – 22 November 1994) was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross twice during the Second World War: in Crete in May 1941, and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 1942.

He was only the third person to receive the VC twice, the only person to receive two VCs during the Second World War and the only combat soldier to receive the award twice. As a result, Upham is often described as the most highly decorated Commonwealth soldier of that war, as the VC is the Commonwealth's highest award for extreme gallantry in the face of the enemy.

Very Good Condition - Black marker pen mark on the page block bottom.


  • Item: RB12985
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5kgs


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