Mark of the Lion, Story of Captain Charles Upham, V. C. and Bar. by Kenneth Sandford

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Title Mark of the Lion yellow on a red background in upper left corner. Charles Upham, New Zealand’s greatest soldier and an internationally renowned war hero, is one of only three people to have received the Victoria Cross twice and, remarkably, the only combat soldier to have achieved this.

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Synopsis. The story of New Zealander Charles Upham, the only combatant soldier to win the Victoria Cross twice this century. The first time was in Crete, where he led his platoon over heavily defended yards, destroying numerous enemy guns. The second was awarded for his bravery at Ruweisat Ridge/5(37).

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Charles Upham was one of only three people to receive the Victoria Cross twice and the only combat soldier. The reserved Upham has little to say about himself when confronted with Bob Parker’s red book, but is full of praise for those he served with.

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Mark of the Lion: The Story of Charles Upham VC and Bar by Sandford, Kenneth at - ISBN - ISBN - Penguin Books (NZ) - /5(). Charles Hazlitt Upham is probably New Zealand's most famous soldier. He became one of only three people ever to win the Victoria Cross twice for his actions in Crete in and Egypt in He is the only person to have achieved this as a combat soldier.

Electrician - pm on December 28th, My father PL August served with Captain Charles Upham and indeed saw a lot of action with the Captain as (I believe) his Batman, Dad was with the eighth army and if my information is correct the Captain was Seconded to my Dads unit. Dad was not one to talk about the horrors of war but I do know that.

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‘I have sleepless nights’ – New Zealand war hero Willie Apiata opens up about his personal struggles - Duration: One News New Zealand 8, views. Description. 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: (Original 1st Edition ) ISBN: Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – pages Comments: Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC & Bar (21 September – 22 November ) was a.

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Upham won his first VC during the defence of Crete and second was won leading a frontal assault on German guns in North Africa. Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC and Bar (21 September – 22 November ) was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross twice during the Second World War: in Crete in Mayand at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 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.

Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham, VC & Bar (21 September – 22 November ) was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross (VC) twice during the Second World War: in Crete in Mayand at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July He was the last of only three people to receive the VC twice, the only one to receive two VCs during the Second World War.

Mark of the Lion: Story of Captain Charles Upham, Bar by Kenneth Sandford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours is awarded for valour "in the presence of the enemy" to members of the British Armed may be awarded posthumously.

It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honours systems and no longer recommend British awarded: 26 June Charles Upham was the great New Zealand war hero.

He was one of the few people in history to have won the Victoria Cross twice, setting new standards of personal heroism during World War II.

A quietly spoken sheep farmer from Canterbury, at the front in Crete and North Africa, he destroyed enemy machine-gun posts single-handed and led a frontal assault on enemy guns.

Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM, V.C. (), New Zealand Military Forces. Captain C. Upham, V.C., was commanding a Company of New Zealand troops in the Western Desert during the operations which culminated in the attack on El.

Bar to VC. Upham was evacuated to Egypt, now promoted to captain. He received a Bar to his VC for his actions on 14–15 Julyduring the First Battle of El Alamein. War Office, 26th September, Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM, V.C. (), New Zealand Military Forces.

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