Major-General Robert Elliott “Roy” Urquhart CB DSO
Roy Urquhart was the commander of the 1st Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden, memorably portrayed by Sir Sean Connery in the film A Bridge Too Far.
He served in India, North Africa, Sicily and Italy before being given command of the 1st Airborne Division early in 1944. Having never commanded or operated with Airborne forces he was prone to airsickness but nevertheless fought for 9 days unsupported against the II SS Panzer Corps, finally withdrawing across the Rhine on the 25th September.
In Bolt Action he can be treated as a Veteran Major (165 points), more than capable of encouraging your troops forward into action!
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