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FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL MARINES

By Maj. Gen J L Moulton CB.DSO &c

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) A history of the the Royal Marines from their origins as "The Lord Admiral's Regiment" of 1664. Since then there have been no campaigns fought by Britain in which the Marines have not been engaged, from the War of Spanish Succession to Suez and Aden in the 1950s and 1960s (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Sphere Books) (Pagination: 128pp, 23 illustrations) (Condition: page edges browning, otherwise very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.58

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS

By Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Raised as the 100th regiment of Foot by the Duke of Gordon in 1794, the Highlanders have served consistently from the war against Republican France to post Second World War Cyprus and North Borneo. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Hamish Hamilton) (Pagination: 133pp illustrations) (Condition: d/w brown.Boards and text very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$15.97

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: BRITAIN'S BRIGADE OF GURKHAS

By Brigadier E. D. Smith

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) This regimental history traces the origins of Gurkhas' service with the British Army. In 1814 the British fought a war against one of the fiercest enemies it had ever encountered. Since then, from unwilling subjection the Nepalese fighters have served the Queen bravely in every campaign and theatre of war to this day. Revised edition. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0436475103) (Pagination: xii + 177pp, 27 illustrations) (Condition: vg in slightly stained d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.97

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: BRITAIN'S BRIGADE OF GURKHAS

By Brigadier E. D. Smith

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Signed by Sir Brian Horrocks with the authors signature pasted in. This regimental history traces the origins of Gurkhas' service with the British Army. In 1814 the British fought a war against one of the fiercest enemies it had ever encountered. Since then, from unwilling subjection the Nepalese fighters have served the Queen bravely in every campaign and theatre of war to this day. (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0436475103) (Pagination: xii + 177pp, 27 illustrations) (Condition: sun darkening on back cover. foxing on top edge. good.) UL-XXXXXX

$47.90

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS

By Graeme Crew

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page The regimental history of the RASC from the days of the Royal Waggoners whose origins lay in the 16th Century. The Corps have been involved in every campaign fought by the British Army since that time, their role being to ensure that supplies, ammunition, fuel and every item of military equipment were provided to the front-line troops in combat (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 085052007X) (Pagination: 320pp, illustrations) (Condition: d/w worn/torn and darkening on spine.Good) UL-XXXXXX

$28.74

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE UNITED STATES MARINES

By E.H Simmons

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Raised in 1775, the Marine Corps has served in all of America's overseas wars. They fought on the Union side in the Civil War and amongst other conflicts they have seen action in the War of Independence, the Mexican and Spanish American Wars, Panama, China and the Philippines, and on the Western Front in the Great War. With other Allies they ventured into Northern Russia in 1918 to support the White Russians against the Bolsheviks and, between the World Wars, they served far and wide protecting America's interests. In WWII their exploits in the Pacific were legendary. Actions in Korea and Vietnam bring their story up to the 1970s (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850521769) (Pagination: 184pp, 55 ills, bibliography) (Condition: Ex public library. usual stamps, labels and markings.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.58

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE BLACK WATCH: ROYAL HIGHLAND REGIMENT: 42ND REGIMENT OF FOOT

By Philip Howard and Lt.Col.Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) The Royal Highlanders, "The Gallant Forty Two", were raised in 1667 to police the Highlands of Scotland. In 1881, when the 42nd amalgamated with the 73rd Regiment of Foot, they were named "The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)". The first kilted regiment in the British Army they refused to march without their bagpipes. Noted for their traditions, their spirit and their bravery. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Hamish Hamilton) (ISBN: 0241015383) (Pagination: 141pp, illustrations) (Condition: d/w darkened on spine and rubbed, darkening on endpaper.) UL-XXXXXX

$39.92

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT

By Lt. Col A J Barker and Lt.Gen.Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) This regimental history traces the lineage of the unit since it was raised in 1685 as Sir William Clifton's Regiment of Foot. Notable campaigns include Holland and Central Europe (1701-08), Canada (1763-68), North America and The West Indies (1776-82), Afghanistan (1879-80) and South Africa (1900-02). In the Great War they served in Flanders, France, Gallipoli, Macedonia, Egypt and India and, in WWII in Europe, the Middle East and Burma. Following the Malayan Emergency they were amalgamated with the West Yorks in 1958. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page. (Published: 1971) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850520576) (Pagination: 152pp, illustrations) (Condition: Good in darkening d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$47.90

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY

By Maj-General R F K Goldsmith and Lt-Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) This history traces the lineage of the unit from its inception as a Marines unit at Cadiz in 1702. Notable campaigns have included the Siege of Gibraltar, the War of Austrian Sucession, the American Revolutionary War, the Peninsular, Waterloo, the Crimea and South Africa. In the Great War they served on the Western Front, and in WWII in the Western Desert, Sicily, Italy and North West Europe. In 1959 they were amalgamated with the Somerset Light Infantry. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850520258) (Pagination: 122pp, 30 illustrations) (Condition: d/w rubbed, boards and text very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$31.94

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY

By Hugh Popham and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) A regimental history of one of the oldest regiments of the British Army. Known as 'The Prince Alberts' they were formed as the 13th Regiment of Foot in 1685. Their major campaigns have included the Siege of Gibraltar, Egypt, North America, Afghanistan, Sevastopol and South Africa. In the Great War they fought in France, Palestine and Mesopotamia. In WWII in Burma, Italy, Greece and North West Europe. Post War they took part in the Malayan campaign and were amalgamated with the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in 1959. Signed by the author. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Hamish Hamilton) (Pagination: 151pp, 40 illustrations) (Condition: darkened d/w. boards and text very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$31.94

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL HORSE GUARDS (THE BLUES)

By Lieutenant-Colonel R J T Hills and Lt.Gen Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) The Royal Horse Guards are the symbol of military pageantry in all its glory. Clad in polished helmets and cuirasses, blue tunics and long black boots they were frequently seen outside Whitehall. Formed as heavy cavalry for Cromwell's spartan army, they served at Dettingen and Warburg, Waterloo and Tel-el-Kebir. The Blues fought on foot at Abu Klea, where their action in closing the square saved the column but cost them their colonel. They used machine guns to deadly effect in the Great War, and were the first troops into Brussels in 1944. They were amalgamated with The Royal Dragoons as The Blues and Royals in 1969. Signed on the title page by Sir Brian Horrocks. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850520274 ) (Pagination: x + 117pp, 28 illustrations) (Condition: d/w very worn but complete. text and boards very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$35.13

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL SCOTS

By A M Brander and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) The Royal Scots, formed as The First Regiment of Foot, was the senior line regiment of the British Army. It was established by Royal warrant in 1633. Signed on endpaper by author with a label signed by Sir Brian Horrocks. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850521831) (Pagination: x + 111pp, 15 illustrations) (Condition: Very good in good d/w with rubbed spine.) UL-XXXXXX

$31.94

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE UNITED STATES MARINES

By Brig. General Edwin H Simmons and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Raised in 1775, the US Marine Corps has served in all of America's overseas wars since then. They have seen action in the Mexican and Spanish American Wars, Panama, China and the Philippines, and on the Western Front in the latter stages of the Great War. In WWII their raising of the flag on Iwo Jima has become iconic. The conflicts in Korea and Vietnam bring their story up to the 1970s. Labels signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks have been added to the title and facing page. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850521769) (Pagination: 184pp, 55 illustrations, bibliography) (Condition: d/w rubbed on spine o/w very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$35.13

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE RIFLE BRIGADE

By Basil Harvey and Lt.Gen.Sir Brian Horrocks

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Labels, signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks at the title and facing page. This regimental history traces the lineage of the unit from its formation as 'An Experimental Corps of Riflemen' in 1800. Other regiments used the musket, it was armed with the rifle; others wore the red coat, its men were clad in jackets of green; others marched in columns, it used speed of movement and it always recruited the bravest and the best. Battle Honours included Copenhagen, Corunna, Waterloo, Sevastopol, Khartoum and Ladysmith. In the Great War Le Cateau, Somme, Arras, Messines and Cambrai. In WWII Calais, Sidi Rezegh, El Alamein and Cassino (Published: 1975) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850521572) (Pagination: xiv + 130pp, 24 illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$44.71

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE DORSET REGIMENT

By Hugh Popham and Lt.Gen Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) This regimental history traces the lineage of the unit from its formation as the 39th Regiment of Foot in 1702. Merged with the 54th in 1881 to become the Dorsetshire Regiment they have seen valiant service at the siege of Gibraltar, in the Peninsular, the Sudan and South Africa. In the Great War they served variously on the Western Front, at Gallipoli, Mesopotamia and Palestine. In 1954 they were amalgamated with the Devonshire Regiment. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on title page. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850520487) (Pagination: 126pp, 27 illustrations) (Condition: very good in rubbed d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$38.32

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE BEDFORDSHIRE & HERTFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

By Brigadier G W H Peters CBE, DSO MC

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Raised at Reading as the 16th Regiment of Foot, the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (now part of the Royal Anglian) has always been found wherever the fighting was hardest. Throughout Marlborough's campaigns, in North America, India and South Africa they distinguished themselves. In the Great War they saw action from Flanders to Gallipoli and from Egypt to Jerusalem. In WWII they lost a whole battalion at Singapore, fought with Wingate's Chindits and served from North Africa to Italy. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850520347) (Pagination: 120pp, 27 illustrations) (Condition: d/w worn at edges. ex libris sticker on pre-title page.) UL-XXXXXX

$63.87

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL DRAGOONS (1st DRAGOONS)

By R.J.T. Hills and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) This regimental history traces the lineage of the unit from its formation as the Tangier Horse in 1661, officially becoming The Royal Dragoons in 1684. Their Battle Honours include Tangier, the Peninsular, Waterloo, Balaklava, Sevastopol and Ladysmith. In the Great War Ypres, Los, Arras, The Somme, Amiens and Cambrai. In WWII Syria, El Alamein, Tripoli, Sicily and The Rhine. In 1969 they merged with the Royal Horse Guards to become 'The Blues and Royals'. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page. (Published: 1972) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850521203) (Pagination: 109pp, 34 illustrations) (Condition: very good in good d/w with slight wear on spine. ) UL-XXXXXX

$31.94

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE LOYAL REGIMENT

By Michael Langley and Lt.Gen Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) This regimental history commences in 1741 when the 47th and 81st Foot, the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, was raised. They served in the Seven Years War in North America, during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, the West Indies, South Africa, South America, the Peninsular, Burma, the Crimea, the Indian Mutiny, the Afghan War and Boer Wars. In WWI they fought on nearly every front, winning 68 Battle Honours and 3 VCs. In WWII they served at Dunkirk, Italy, Singapore and Burma. They were amalgamated with the Lancashire Regiment in 1970. Signed labels by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks stuck onto title and facing page. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850520754) (Pagination: 118pp, 18 illustrations, appendices) (Condition: d/w darkening on spine, o/w very good.) UL-XXXXXX

$47.90

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT

By Tim Carew and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) A history of one of the finest regiments of the line from 1685 until 1959 when they were amalgamated with the Suffolk Regiment. They have served in nearly every campaign fought by the British Army including The Peninsular, North America, India, The Crimea and South Africa. In the Great War they fought in France, the Dardanelles, Palestine and Mesopotamia. In WWII in Europe and Burma. Post War they saw service in Korea, Hong Kong and Germany (Published: 1967) (Publisher: Hamish Hamilton) (Pagination: 157pp, 29 illustrations) (Condition: d/w/ darkening. good. ) UL-XXXXXX

$19.16

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT

By Roger Holloway and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments) Raised in 1756, their connection with Kent began in 1782 when county titles were first bestowed. Since then they have served in almost every part of the globe. Joined with the 97th (Earl of Ulsters) regiment in the Territorial reorganisation of 1881, the two battalions continued to add fresh laurels to their name until a further merger in 1961 with The Buffs. Labels, signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks added to title and facing page. (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Leo Cooper) (ISBN: 0850521416) (Pagination: 104pp + appendices.) (Condition: very good in good d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$41.52

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