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Tank Regiment   6 Books
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The B Line: Magazine of B Squadron 48th Bn. R.T.R., Souvenir Number. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., 36pp., 4to, photos. & sketch maps. Hounslow: Cedar Press. 1945  #57968
[HLMainPic] This final edition contains diary of the Squadron's history 1939-45 (campaigns in Tunisia & Italy), list of personnel, named group photos., Roll of Hon., awards, &c. No history of the unit has been published. Rare. See illustration on our website.   £85
The Red Lanyard: Journal of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment. Vol. 2 No. 7, August 1946. Orig. dec. wraps., 24pp., photos. & cartoons. Detmold: Herman Bosmann. 1946  #56527
[HLMainPic] Attractive & scarce journal containing regimental news, sports, &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
BRIGHT (Joan, OBE) The Ninth Queen's Royal Lancers 1936-1945: The Story of an Armoured Regiment in Battle. 1st Ed., xxxi+359pp., 4to, 60 photos., 19 fldg. maps, ep maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1951  #56509
[HLMainPic] Superb history: BEF 1940, Western Desert (Gazala, Alamein &c.) & Italy campaigns, starting off in cruiser tanks, then Crusaders, Grants & Shermans. Roll of Hon., awards, officers' services, nominal roll. Very well illustrated. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, very nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £125
GRAHAM ([Lt.-Col.] A.) Sharpshooters at War: 3rd, 4th & 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry 1939-45. 1st Ed., xvii+252pp., 32 illus., 7 maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. The Regiment. 1964  #57770
[HLMainPic] Tank regiment in Africa, Sicily, Italy & NW Europe. Awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG in sl. chipped dw. Signed by author. See illustration on our website.   £45
KLEIN (Harry) Light Horse Cavalcade: The Imperial Light Horse 1899-1961. 1st Ed., 200pp., 4to, num. photos., several maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. Bailey Bros. & Swinfen. nd  #57053
[HLMainPic] Boer War inc. Siege of Ladysmith & Relief of Mafeking; GSW Africa 1914-15 & WW2 armoured in North Africa & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards, VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
PERRETT (Bryan) Tank Tracks to Rangoon: The Story of British Armour in Burma. 1st Ed., 255pp., 30 photos., 14 maps. VG in dw. Hale. 1978  #58090
[HLMainPic] Useful & only work on British & IA tank ops. in Burma, 1942-45. Sp. sunned (as always) o/w VG in dw & uncommon original hardback edition. See illustration on our website.   £20

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