Michael Hickey

Michael Hickey joined the army in 1947 and served in Korea, East Africa, Suez, and Aden. Before his retirement in 1981 he was Colonel GS Ministry of Defence. He wrote a number of books, including Out of the Sky, a history of airborne warfare, and Gallipoli (John Murray, 1995). In 2000 he was awarded the Westminster medal for Military Literature. He was also a guest lecturer on Holt's battlefield tours. Michael Hickey passed away in 2013.

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