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People/Characters: John Hackett

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Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War by Lynne Olsonaka Shan Hackett

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General Sir John Winthrop Hackett, GCB, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC, also known as Shan (5 November 1910 – 9 September 1997) was an Australian-born British soldier, painter, university administrator, author and in later life, a commentator.

His (British) military decorations included the Knight Grand Cross of the Bath, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Distinguished Service Order and Bar, Military Cross, and six times Mentioned in Dispatches.[citation needed] His obituary in The Times called him a man of "intellect and prodigious courage."

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