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FREDERICK (J.B.M.) Lineage Book of British Land Forces 1660-1978. Biographical Outlines of Cavalry, Yeomanry, Armour, Artillery, Marines & Air Force Land Troops of the Regular & Reserve Forces. Revised Ed., 2 Vols., 1st Ed., xxxvi+1058pp. in al, 4to. VG in dws. Wakefield, Yorks: Microform Academic Publishers. 1984.  #56201
[HLMainPic] Detailed lineage of every battalion of every regiment. Expanded & revised from the original 1969 single volume edition covering 1660-1968. VG in dws. See illustration on our website.   £60
A War Record of the 21st London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles) 1914-1919. 1st Ed., 277pp., frontis. Privately published. 1927.  #56198
[HLMainPic] France & Flanders from March 1915 with 47th (London) Div. inc. Loos, Vimy Ridge, Somme, Ypres, Bourlon Wood & 1918 battles. Roll of Hon., awards. Nice copy, attractive orig. titled in silver gilr with regimental crest & red bands to front. Scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75
WHEELER-HOLOHAN (Capt. A.V.) & WATT (Capt. G.M.C.) The Rangers' Historical Records from 1859 to the Conclusion of the Great War. 1st Ed., xii+272pp., 6 plates, 4 maps. Harrison (for the Regt.). nd [1921].  #56197
[HLMainPic] 12th London Regt., Western Front 1914-18 inc. Gommecourt, Arras, 3rd Ypres, Cambrai &c. Awards roll. Orig. cloth, gilt, little mottled o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
The History of the London Rifle Brigade 1859-1919. 1st Ed., text & mapcase: xx+515p., 6 plates, 17 sketch maps in text + 5 lge. fldg. maps in separate case. Constable. 1921.  #56196
[HLMainPic] 5th Londons F&F 1914-18 Plugstreet, 2nd Ypres, 1/7/16 at Gommecourt &c. Detailed & readable history with num. anecdotes &c. Appendices inc. officers' services, awards. Complete: text + 5 fldg. maps in separate mapcase. Orig. green cloth, silver gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
O'NEILL (Robert) Australia in the Korean War 1950-53. Volume II: Combat Operations. 1st Ed., xxiii+782pp., 15 paintings (reproduced in colour), 95 photos., 5 cartoons, 92 maps & diagrams (many fldg.). VG in dw. Canberra: AWM & Australian Govt. Printing Service. 1985.  #56195
[HLMainPic] Impressive Official History in much detail plus orders of battle, biographical notes, superb range of illustrations & maps. This vol. far scarcer than Vol. I (which covered Strategy & Diplomacy). VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £75
PARKINSON (C. Northcote) Always a Fusilier: The War History of The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 1939-1945. 1st Ed., xvi+320pp., 24 plates, 13 maps (inc. eps). Sampson Low. 1949.  #56193
[HLMainPic] France & Belgium 1940, North Africa, Sicily & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See ilustration on our website.   £25
TYLDEN (Major G.) Horses & Saddlery: An Account of the Animals used by the British & Commonwealth Armies from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day with a Description of their Equipment. 1st Ed., xvii+276pp., 4to, 2 col. & 107 b/w plates, sketches in text. VG in chipped dw. Allen/AMOT. 1965.  #56191
[HLMainPic] Excellent & well-illustrated survey. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
SCRIVEN (J.G.) Called Up. 1st Ed., 48pp., frontis. Stanley L. Hunt (Printers), Rushden, Northants., for The Author. 1975.  #56188
[HLMainPic] Personal account of service with 1st Bn. Suffolk Regt. inc. training in UK & campaign from Normandy to Germany 1944-45. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
WARD (S.G.P.) Faithful: The Story of the Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., xx+574pp., col. frontis., 54 maps. VG in dw. The Regt. 1962.  #56187
[HLMainPic] Excellent history of DLI campaigns including West Indies, Peninsula & Walcheren, Crimea, New Zealand, Boer War, WW1 mainly Western Front, WW2 MEF, NW Europe & Burma, Korean War. Minor wear, about VG in dw.   £25
MACKENZIE (Col. K.P., RAMC) Operation Rangoon Jail. Foreword by Brig. J.G. Smyth, VC, MC, MP. 1st Ed., 201pp., 15 illus., diagram. VG in dw. Christopher Johnson. 1954.  #56186
[HLMainPic] Captured at the Sittang Bridge in 1942 author became Senior Medical Officer under the Japs at Rangoon Jail: relates conditions of prison life & care & treatement of fellow PoWs under improvised conditions. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20

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