Sir Frederick Browning Quote
On the Arnhem "Market Garden" operation. To Field Marshal Montgomery on 10 September 1944.
“Give me, kind Heaven, a private station,
A mind serene for contemplation:
Title and profit I resign;
The post of honour shall be mine.”
Of Ceremonies and Respect - Essays (1625). Also in: The works of Lord Bacon: with an introductory essay (1838 edition)
As quoted in: Ebony, March 1985, p. 140
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSir Frederick Browning
Born: December 20, 1896
Died: March 14, 1965 (aged 68)
Bio: Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Arthur Montague Browning was a British Army officer who has been called the father of the British airborne forces. He is best known as the commander of the I Airborne Corps and deputy commander of First Allied Airborne Army during Operation Market Garden.