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264 (7th London) Field Regiment Royal Artillery (T.A.) A Short History. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., [32]pp, 4 plates. Royal Artillery Institution. 1948.  #56422
[HLMainPic] Inc. WW1 Western Front & Egypt/Palestine; WW2 North Africa & Italy. Roll of Hon. & awards for both wars. VG ex-IWM. See illustration on our website.   £45
SCARFE (N.) Assault Division: A History of the 3rd Division from the Invasion of Normandy to the Surrender. 1st Ed., 288pp., 34 photos., 9 maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. Collins. 1947  #56417
[HLMainPic] D Day landings near Caen, Caen Break-out & fighting through to Bremen. Orig. cloth, VG in chipped dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
DUNCAN (Rev. James, MA, CF) With the C.L.B. Battalion in France. 1st Ed., xv+106pp., fldg. frontis. (photo. of th 16th KRRC on parade). Skeffington. 1917.  #56415
[HLMainPic] A personal account of experiences & impressions with the 16th (S) Bn. KRRC (Church Lads Bn.) On Active Service from Nov. 1915 & through 1916 & its 'blooding' on the Somme. Some extracts "From an Officer's Diary" describe the raising & training of the bn. Orig. red cloth, sp. litle sunned o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
HUTCHISON (Lt.-Col. G.S., DSO, MC) Machine Guns: Their History and Tactical Employment (Being also a History of the Machine Gun Corps 1916-1922). 1st Ed., xvi+349pp., frontis., 13 plates. Macmillan. 1938.  #56413
[HLMainPic] A valuable survey by a participant in the events described. Orig. red cloth, VG, inscribed by the author (who famously commanded 33rd Bn. MGC in France & Flanders with great distinction) to Sir James Edmonds, the principal official historian of the First World War: "To 'Archimedes' to whom, with greater reverance, this work is dedicated to thank him for all his encouragement. From Graham Seton Hutchison. February 1938." The Dedication Page, following the title page, is printed "Dedicated with gratitude to Brigadier-General Sir James Edmonds, CB, CMG, D.LITT." See illustrations on our website.   £220
WILSON (Brig.-Gen. L.C., CMG, DSO) Narrative of Operations of Third Light Horse Brigade, A.I.F., from 27th October 1917 to 4th March 1919. Facsimile reprint of c.1919 1st Ed., 64pp. No imprint/date (Burrage, c.1980s).  #56412
[HLMainPic] Records of the Light Horse during ops. in Palestine 1917-18 inc. Beersheba &c., by their commander. Appendices inc. rolls of Brigade Staff officers, tabulated statements of casualties, roll of awards. Green cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
BRETT-JAMES (Antony) Report My Signals. 1st Ed., viii+352pp., 17 portraits, 4 maps. VG in chipped dw. Hennel Locke. 1948.  #56406
[HLMainPic] Acclaimed personal account by captain with 9th Bde. Signals, 5th Indian Div. in North Africa, Paiforce & (mostly) Burma: Arakan-Kohima-Tiddim Road-&c. Orig. cloth, VG in chipped & sl. torn dw (top inch of sp. of dw lacking). See illustration on our website.   £20
HAMILTON (Gen. Sir Ian) Gallipoli Diary. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xv+387 & vii+349pp., 20 plates, 2 fldg. & one ep map. Arnold. 1920.  #56395
[HLMainPic] Important memoirs of the C-in-C of the MEF. "...fascinating & brilliantly written" - Falls. Orig. cloth, gilt, sps. dull as usual, minor wear, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £90
FLETCHER (David) Vanguard of Victory: The 79th Armoured Division. 1st Ed., original pbk., 88pp., 4to, num. photos., diagrams &c. HMSO. 1984.  #56394
[HLMainPic] Pictorial hisory of the division's range of specialist armoured vehicles in use in Normandy & North-West Europe 1944-45, from the Tank Museum archives. Only published in this paperback form. VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
FLETCHER (David) Landships: British Tanks in the First World War. 1st Ed., laminated card wraps., [iv]+60pp., photos. & diagrams throughout. HMSO. 1984.  #56392
[HLMainPic] Invaluable introduction to the subject, only published in this pbk. form. VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
EKINS (Ashley) & MCNEILL (Ian) Fighting to the Finish: The Australian Army & The Vietnam War, 1968-1975. 1st Ed., xli+1139pp., numerous illus. & maps. VG in dw. St. Leonards, NSW: A&U/AWM. 2012.  #56391
[HLMainPic] Detailed & rare history in "The Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975" series. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £120

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