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SETHNA (Lt. Gen. A.M., PVSM, AVSM) & KATJU (Lt.-Col. Valmiki) Traditions of a Regiment: The Story of the Rajputana Rifles. 1st Ed., xiv+243pp., photos. & maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. New Delhi: Lancer Publications. 1983  #56816
[HLMainPic] Background detail on the genesis of the regt., its uniforms & structure (with outline history of each battalion), followed by accounts of services that resulted in battle honours. "...accounts of active service tend to lean mainly towards the post-1947 campaigns. However, the author provides a good explanation of the origins of the constituent battalions. His accounts of the raising of the war-time battalions - a subject barely covered in other WWII sources - are particularly helpful..." Campaigns include Mahratta & Sikh Wars, Persia 1856, NWF, WW1, WW2, Jammu & Kashmir 1948, Indo-Pak Wars 1965 & 1971. Roll of post-Independence awards. VG in sl. chipped dw & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145




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