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KINGHAM (W.R., MA, ex-Gunner, HAC) London Gunners: The Story of the H.A.C. Siege Battery in Action. 1st Ed, xx+279pp., 14 plates, 4 maps (2 fldg.). Methuen. 1919  #57579
[HLMainPic] F&F 1917-18, mostly in the Salient, also breaking the Hindenburg Line, 1918. One of the diagrams is of the battery position in Ypres, near to the cathedral. Roll of Hon. Falls, awarding a coveted two stars, states: "This is the record of 309th Siege Battery (6-inch howitzers) which was formed in 1916 from personnel of the HAC... one of the very best of unit narratives - informative, interesting, & at times amusing." Orig. red cloth, very nice copy & scarce thus. 500 copies printed of this edition: a second, cheaper edition was published in smaller format, without the plates, the same year. See illustration on our website.   £60

     


 

 



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