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PHYTHIAN-ADAMS (Lt.-Col. E.G., OBE, late Madras Regt. &c.) The Madras Regiment 1758-1958. 1st Ed., viii+338pp., 5 col. & 8 b/w plates, 6 fldg. maps (several coloured). VG in sl. marked dw. Wellington [India]: Printed by C.D. Dhody & Sons at The Defence Services Staff College Press. 1958.  #55930
[HLMainPic] Excellent & rare: "The most comprehensive history of the regt... It is fluently written, with good supporting maps. The author provides short accounts of services in WW1 [East Africa, NWF, Kurdistan] & WW2 [Burma & South-East Asia], but the narrative is particularly detailed in its coverage of the 18th & 19th Century conflicts - the French Wars (1746-1748, & 1757-1762), the four Mysore Wars, the two Mahratta Wars, the three Burma campaigns, the First & Second China Wars, the second Afghan War, & the NWF campaigns between 1895 & 1898. Honours & awards are covered by a chapter within the main body of the narrative." - Perkins. He might also have mentioned the Malabar Rebellion 1921-22. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG in little marked dw. See illustration on our website.   £275

     


 

 



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