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Ready for the Fray (Deas Gu Cath). The History of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) 1920-1955

by Roy, R. H

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


Vancouver: The Trustees, The Canadian Scottish Regiment, 1958. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Thick 8vo. xiii, 509 pp, preface, b&w frontis, foreword by H. D. G. Crerar, list of maps I. the 1st Battalion, 1920-1938; II. The 2nd Battalian, 1930-1938; III. The Regiment on Active Service, 1939-1941; IV. Training in the United Kingdom, 1941-1942; V. On Guard in Canada, 1941-1945; VI. Preparing for the Cross Channel Attack; VII. D.Day and the Putot Counter Attack; VIII. The Normandy Campaign --- Caen; IX. The Breakout --- From Hill 168 to Calais; X. The Leopold Canal, the Scheldy and Nijmegen; XI. Clearing the Rhineland --- from Nijmegen to Emmerich; XII. from the Rhine to the North Sea; XIII. The Beginning of a New Era, 1946-1955; appendix I-VIII. First Edition, 1958. Only the faintest wear to bottom edge rear board, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Burgundy cloth with gilt emblem on front board, and lettering to spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004790
  • Title: Ready for the Fray (Deas Gu Cath). The History of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) 1920-1955
  • Author: Roy, R. H
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: The Trustees, The Canadian Scottish Regiment
  • Place: Vancouver
  • Date published: 1958
  • Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY CANADA THE CANADIAN SCOTTISH REGIMENT (PRINCESS MARY'S) 1920-1955 EUROPEAN DEPLOYMENT WW II
  • Bookseller catalogs: MILITARY HISTORY;


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