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Bourlon Wood   4 Books
The 23rd London Regiment 1798-1919. Compiled from Contributions by Former Officers of the Regiment. 1st Ed., xvi+188pp., col. frontis., 7 maps. Times Pubg. Co. Ltd. 1936  #52421
[HLMainPic] Almost entirely (apart from the first short chapter) WW1: 1st Bn. in France inc. Givenchy, Loos, Somme, Ypres, Messines, Bourlon Wood & 1918 battles; 2nd Bn. in Salonika & Palestine then briefly in Flanders in 1918. Roll of Hon. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
BROWNE (Capt. D.G., MC) The Tank in Action. 1st Ed., x+517pp., frontis., 20 photos., sketch maps. Blackwood. 1920  #55911
[HLMainPic] Valuable contemporary account by an officer who won the MC with the 7th Bn. Contains detailed accounts of a large number of tank actions, including, from personal experience, the Cockcroft, Cambrai, Bourlon Wood, 1918 battles &c. "...his best chapters are those of an eye-witness. He is at times severely critical & perhaps even unjust, though he has obviousy tried not to be. For the reader who contemplates tackling one book only on tanks in the War this is probably the best, for Captain Browne is a lucid & entertaining writer." - Falls. Orig. blue cloth, minor wear, VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £225
CROZIER (Brig.-Gen. F.P., CB, CMG, DSO) A Brass Hat in No Man's Land. 4th Imp., 245pp., portrait frontis., 11 plates. Cape. 1930  #48849
9th Royal Irish Rifles (36th Ulster Div.) 1915-17 inc. Somme Battles. Cmd. 119th Inf. Bde. 1917-18 inc. Bourlon Wood. Good memoir by hard-driving CO who resorted to personally patrolling no-man's-land to obtain information. Orig. cloth, stained & worn but sound.   £14
WYRALL (Everard) The 17th (S) Bn. Royal Fusiliers 1914-1919. 1st Ed., viii+312pp., map. VG in dw. Methuen. 1930  #55767
[HLMainPic] Western Front 1915-18: Battles of the Somme & Ancre, Arras, Bourlon Wood, German Offensive & Final Advance. Nominal roll, Roll of Hon. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, nice copy in dw with loosely inserted 12th & 13th Annual Re-Union & Dinner menu cards (1930 & 1931). See illustration on our website.   £75




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