Henriques, Robert David Quixano

(1905–67)
   British soldier and author. A kinsman of Sir Basil Henriques, Robert joined the regular army and had a distinguished war record as a Commando officer, then as a colonel on Montgomery’s planning staff. His prize-winning novels included No Arms, No Armour (1939) and Through the Valley (1950), and he wrote an account of the Israel 1956 Sinai campaign, 100 Hours to Suez (1957).

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  • Robert David Quixano Henriques — est un auteur britannique (11 décembre 1905 22 janvier 1967) principalement connu pour son roman autobiographique, No Arms, No Armour (1939) et pour Through the Valley qui remporta le prix Jack Tait Black Memorial en 1950. Portail de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HENRIQUES — (Quixano Henriques), Anglo Jewish family. The family progenitor was MOSES HENRIQUES of Kingston, Jamaica, who married Abigail Quixano in 1768. The eldest son of this marriage, ABRAHAM QUIXANO HENRIQUES (18/19th cent.), immigrated to London, where …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Robert Henriques — Robert David Quixano Henriques (December 11, 1905 January 22, 1967) was a British writer, broadcaster and farmer. He gained modest renown for two award winning novels and two biographies of Jewish business tycoons, published during the middle… …   Wikipedia

  • Henriques family — The Henriques family, prominent Sephardic Jewish benefactors in the 19th century, is of Portuguese Jewish descent. A firm Henriques Brothers, West Indian merchants, existed in the 1800s [Jacob Henriques. (1911 1898) from Jewish Encyclopedia [http …   Wikipedia

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