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Punjab Frontier Force   5 Books
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HEATHCOTE (T.A.) The Military in British India: The Development of British Land Forces in South Asia, 1600-1947. 2nd Ed., xvi+288pp. VG in dw. Barnsley: Praetorian Press (an imprint of Pen & Sword). 2013  #58233
[HLMainPic] Valuable & absorbing account of the Indian Army. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
LINDSAY (Capt. D.M.) et al. Regimental History of the 6th Royal Battalion (Scinde) 13th Frontier Force Rifles, 1843-1934. 1st Ed., xi+117pp., 4to. Aldershot: G&P. 1935  #57483
[HLMainPic] 59th Scinde Rifles, formerly 6th Punjab Infantry: various NWF forays &c. but chiefly devoted to WW1 in France with the Indian Corps 1914-15, Mespot. 1916-17, Palestine 1918. Awards. Officers of the regiment subscribed to an "Edition Deluxe" in 1925 but these were quickly exhausted & this revised work was published with additional chapters on the period 1856-90, NWF campaign 1930 & various corrections made, but without illustrations & maps. Perkins 475. Orig. dark green cloth, VG, nice clean copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £225
MAXWELL (R.M.) Ed. Jimmie Stewart - Frontiersman. 1st Ed., xviii+113pp., 20 photos., 15 maps. VG in dw. Soham: Pentland Press. 1992  #55531
Previously unpublished memoirs of 1st Sikh Inf. from 1883 & transferred to 5th Gurkha Rifles 1885: NWF, Chin Lushai, Boxer Rebellion & Tibet expeditions, German East Africa in WW1. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
NORTH (R.) The Punjab Frontier Force: A Brief Record of Their Services. 1846-1924. 1st Ed., xi+95pp., fldg. map in end-pocket. HQ Waziristan District, Dera Ismail Khan, Commercial Steam Press. 1934  #58055
[HLMainPic] An account of all the regiments that made up the PFF with a statement of their lineage, war services & medal entitlements up to & including several post-WW1 campaigns; useful concise reference that includes the Guides, the Sikh & Punjab Regiments, 5th Gurkha Rifles (F.F.), Mountain Artillery &c. Perkins 514. Orig. cloth, gilt, some staining to boards o/w VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
RAHMAN (Lt.-Gen. M.A., MC, FFR) The Wardens of the Marches: A History of the Piffers 1947-1971. 1st Ed., xv+255pp., 21 photos., 13 maps. VG in dw. Lahore: Wajidalis. 1980  #56011
[HLMainPic] The Frontier Force Regiment of the Pakistan Army, formed from the old FF Regt., FF Rifs. & Piffer gunners & cavalry (on partition only the 5th Gurkhas & two mountain batteries of the PFF were allocated to India). Useful historical notes on the PFF 1849-1947 followed by accounts of ops. in Kashmir 1948, Indo-Pak wars 1965 & 1971, &c. Officers Roll of Hon., awards roll. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £45

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