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South Wales Borderers   3 Books
BRETT (Lt.-Col. G.A., DSO, OBE, MC) History of the South Wales Borderers & the Monmouthshire Regiment 1937-1952: Part I. 1st Ed., 132pp., 5 plates, 5 fldg. maps. Pontypool: Hughes & Son. 1953  #58819
[HLMainPic] 1st & 2nd SWB pre-war in India & Palestine then Iraq, Libya & Norway in WW2, also 1st & 2nd Bns. post-war & 2nd Monmouths post-war (another vol. in the series deals with 2nd Bn. in North-West Europe 1944-45). Roll of officers' services. Orig. olive cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
LLOYD (T.) The Blazing Trail of Flanders. 1st Ed., 254pp., 16 illus. VG in sl. chipped dw. Heath Cranton. 1933  #61777
[HLMainPic] Excellent personal memoir: author joined Brecknockshire Bn., SWB, 1914 & served in Aden, then commissioned 15th (S) Bn. Cheshire Regt., 35th Div., Western Front from 1916 & contains much of interest on fighting in the Ypres Salient 1917-18: most absorbing & highly recommended. Orig. dec. cloth, VG in sl. chipped dw & scarce, especially in dw. See illustration on our website.   £145
PHILLIMORE (Lord, MC) Recollections of a Prisoner of War. 1st Ed., viii+312pp., 3 sketch maps. Edward Arnold. 1930  #58241
[HLMainPic] HLI attd. 1st SWB. captured April 1916 (at which time he was known as Capt. G.W. Phillimore) & imprisoned (apart from some time on the run after an escape) until the end of the war. Good account. Orig. rust cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £65


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