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Rhine Crossing   3 Books
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British Army of the Rhine Battlefield Tour. Operation Plunder, Operations of 12 British Corps Crossing the River Rhine, on 23, 24 and 25 March 1945. Directing Staff Edition., xiii+142pp., foolscap, 12 photos., fldg. map & aerial photo. (227 Bde. Assault Sector) in end-pocket, 17 maps bound in (most fldg.), several diagrams/tables. Prepared under the Direction of G (Training) HQ BAOR. March 1948  #58518
[HLMainPic] RESTRICTED. The rare & desirable DS edition, containing 50 more pages than the Spectators' Edition: an invaluable, detailed account of the planning & execution of the Rhine Crossing, with various original Operation Orders &c. reproduced, plus Order of Battle. Excellent coloured fldg. maps. Just 150 copies of this rare edition were printed, as opposed to 550 of the Spectators' Edition. Orig. red cloth, gilt to front, somewhat shaken & worn but VG, with a contemp. ownership inscrip. of B.A.F. Angus - probably one of the DS - & several ink stamps of the Royal Scots regimental museum. See illustration on our website.   £350
BLAKE (George) Mountain & Flood: The History of the 52nd (Lowland) Division 1939-1946. 1st Ed., xx+265pp., 50 photos. + 4 fldg. panoramas, 19 maps. dw. Glasgow: Jackson. 1950  #56343
[HLMainPic] NW Europe 1944-45, from the Scheldt to the capture of Bremen. Detailed & well-illus. Order of Battle, complete roll of honours & awards earned by members of the division. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG in very worn dw, inscribed on half title (presumably by the author) "To Sgt. G. Brown 5046052. 52nd L. Div. Recce Regt. from G.B." See illustration on our website.   £50
ESSAME (H.) The Battle for Germany. 1st Ed., xii+228pp., 32 photos., 11 maps. VG in dw. Batsford. 1969  #48031
[HLMainPic] 1944-45 campaign, battle of the Scheldt, Rhine Crossing &c. See illustration on our website.   £10

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