Sir Frederick Browning Quote
On the Arnhem "Market Garden" operation. To Field Marshal Montgomery on 10 September 1944.
“People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.”
No name in the Street (1972)
Section 2, member 3. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
As quoted in: Saturday Review, 18 March 1944, p. 19
“Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.”
Janet's Repentance Ch. 6. - Scenes of Clerical Life (1858)
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.
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