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Hindenburg Line   11 Books
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BACON (Capt. A.F.L., late Hampshire Regt.) The Wanderings of a Temporary Warrior: A Territorial Officer's Narrative of Service (And Sport) in Three Continents. 1st Ed., 231pp., 11 photos. Witherby. 1922  #54162
[HLMainPic] Varied war: with 4th Hampshires in India, Palestine (inc. third battle of Gaza & operations before Jerusalem), then France in 1918 inc. attack on the Hindenburg Line &c., & finally in the Army of Occupation on the Rhine. "Captain Bacon may be described as a typical Territorial officer, but it must be added that he is a lucky one." - Falls. Orig. red cloth, gilt, spine a little sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
CHALMERS (T.) Ed. A Saga of Scotland: History of the 16th Battalion The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). 1st Ed., xvi+174pp., 28 plates (inc. maps). Glasgow: McCallum & Co. 1930  #50033
[HLMainPic] F&F from Nov. 1915 inc. 1/7/16 at Beaumont Hamel, the epic of Munich Trench &c. Nominal rolls, casualties, awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little marked & worn, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
EDMONDS (Sir James) Military Operations France & Belgium 1917 Part I: The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line & The Battles of Arras. 1st Ed., text only: xxxix+586pp., 25 sketch maps. Macmillan. 1940  #58037
[HLMainPic] One of the scarcest columes of the OH, covering the first five months of 1917 inc. ops. on the Ancre & the advance in the 'devastated area,' battles of Arras & Bullecourt. Orig. red cloth, gilt, fine copy. See illustration on our website.   £145
EDMONDS (Sir James) Military Operations France & Belgium 1917 Part I: The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line & The Battles of Arras. Appendices, 1st Ed., xi+158pp. Macmillan. 1940  #58038
[HLMainPic] Contains various GHQ &c. documents, orders & plans re ops. at Arras & Bullecourt in 1917. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG ex-RE Corps lib. See illustration on our website.   £75
EDMONDS (Sir James) Military Operations France & Belgium 1917 Part I: The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line & The Battles of Arras. 1st Ed., mapcase only: containing 12 fldg. maps. VG in dw. Macmillan. 1940  #58039
[HLMainPic] One of the scarcest columes of the OH, covering the first five months of 1917 inc. ops. on the Ancre & the advance in the 'devastated area,' battles of Arras & Bullecourt. Orig. red cloth mapcase VG ex-RE Corps lib. See illustration on our website.   £125
GIBBON (F.) The 42nd (East Lancashire) Division 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xii+264pp., 57 plates, 6 maps. Country Life. 1920  #53772
[HLMainPic] Gallipoli, Egypt, then France from March 1917 inc. 3rd Ypres, La Bassee, German Offensive, Final Advance, Hindenburg Line &c. Roll of Hon., awards, order of battle. Orig. blue cloth, gilt to sp. & div. patch to front, little rubbed o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
KINGHAM (W.R.) London Gunners: The H.A.C. Siege Battery in Action. 1st Ed, xx+279pp., 14 plates, 4 maps (2 fldg.). Methuen. 1919  #52991
[HLMainPic] F&F 1917-18, mostly in the Salient, also breaking the Hindenburg Line, 1918. One of the diagrams is of the battery position in Ypres, near to the cathedral. Roll of Hon. Falls, awarding a coveted two stars, states: "This is the record of 309th Siege Battery (6-inch howitzers) which was formed in 1916 from personnel of the HAC... one of the very best of unit narratives - informative, interesting, & at times amusing." Orig. red cloth, somewhat rubbed & worn, some splitting to sp., sound. 500 copies printed of this edition: a second, cheaper edition was published in smaller format, without the plates, the same year. See illustration on our website.   £35
KINGHAM (W.R., MA, ex-Gunner, HAC) London Gunners: The Story of the H.A.C. Siege Battery in Action. 1st Ed, xx+279pp., 14 plates, 4 maps (2 fldg.). Methuen. 1919  #57579
[HLMainPic] F&F 1917-18, mostly in the Salient, also breaking the Hindenburg Line, 1918. One of the diagrams is of the battery position in Ypres, near to the cathedral. Roll of Hon. Falls, awarding a coveted two stars, states: "This is the record of 309th Siege Battery (6-inch howitzers) which was formed in 1916 from personnel of the HAC... one of the very best of unit narratives - informative, interesting, & at times amusing." Orig. red cloth, very nice copy & scarce thus. 500 copies printed of this edition: a second, cheaper edition was published in smaller format, without the plates, the same year. See illustration on our website.   £60
MCKENZIE (F.A.) Through the Hindenburg Line: Crowning Days on the Western Front. 1st Ed., viii+429pp. Hodder & Stoughton. 1918  #55496
[HLMainPic] The CEF in France 1917-18 by a 'Correspondent with the canadian Forces in France,' VG & unaccountably rather scarce. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
PRIESTLEY (Major R.E., MC) Breaking the Hindenburg Line: The Story of the 46th (North Midland) Division. 1st Ed., 200pp., 16 plates, 2 fldg. maps. Fisher Unwin. 1919  #57626
[HLMainPic] Principally the Final Advance in 1918 with Orders of Battle, 1915 & 1918, roll of officers in the division at 29/9/18. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50

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