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Tunisia   7 Books
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Christopher Gilbert Ford, 1910-1944: A Memoir. 1st Ed., [iii]+59pp., portrait frontis., 5 plates. Printed for Private Circulation. 1957  #40346
Memoir & letters from the Middle East, KiA Italy 28th Jan. 1944 at Anzio whilst a company commander, 5th Bn. Grenadier Guards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG with inscrip. & letter from the subject's brother inserted.   £15
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
BARCLAY (Brig. C.N., CBE, DSO) The History of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1919-1952. 1st Ed., xxi+398pp., 4to, col. frontis., 27 photos., 10 fldg. maps + 9 in text. Clowes, For the Regt. 1953  #56832
[HLMainPic] All main fronts in WW2 inc. Dunkirk, Anzio, two bns. in Burma (one with Chindits), Normandy landings, race to Arnhem &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
COOLING (Benjamin F.) Ed. Case Studies in the Development of Close Air Support. 1st Ed., x+606pp., approx. 50 photos., 10 maps. VG in dw. Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History, USAF. 1990  #57824
[HLMainPic] USAF Special Study by a distinguished panel of historian, mostly WW2 campaigns inc. Tunisia, Sicily & Italy, Battle for France 1944, &c., also Korean War & Arab-Israeli War 1973. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
FOSTER (Major R.C.G., MC) History of the Queen's Royal Regiment. Vol. VIII: 1924-1948. 1st Ed., xix+595pp., 4to, 50 photos., 55 maps. VG in dw. Aldershot: G&P for the Regt. 1953  #56109
[HLMainPic] Royal West Surrey Regt., excellent, detailed history on all fronts: BEF 1940, Middle East (North Africa & Italy), 1st & 2nd Bns. in Burma (2nd with Chindits), NW Europe 1944-45, &c. Orig. blue cloth, boards dampspotted but presentable in near VG dw. Scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75
HORSFALL (Lt.-Col. John, DSO, MC) The Wild Geese are Flighting. 1st Ed., xvi+182pp., 13 plates (1 col. & fldg.), 3 maps. VG in dw. Kineton: Roundwood Press. 1976  #56632
[HLMainPic] 1st Royal Irish Fus. in Tunisia, especially "D" Coy., which the author commanded. VG in dw, with author's presentation inscription. See illustration on our website.   £30
PLAYFAIR (Major-Gen. I.S.O.) et al. The Mediterranean & Middle East. Vol. IV: The Destruction of the Axis Forces in Africa. 1st Ed., xviii+556pp., 44 plates, 40 maps & diagrams (many fldg.). VG ex-lib. in dw. HMSO. 1966  #51976
[HLMainPic] The Scarce El Alamein volume, covering events from Sept. 1942-May 1943 inc. Operation Torch (the Tunisia landings). Orig. green cloth, VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35

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