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TALLENTS (Major H., DSO, TD) The Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry in the Great War 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xii+186pp., 16 illus., 10 maps (some fldg.). Philip Allan & Co. 1926  #57171
[HLMainPic] Served Gallipoli from Aug.-Nov. 1915 (at the conclusion of which the historian relates: "We had no bombs other than those which we made out of jam tins...We had no wire at all in front of us for several weeks,... Our two machine guns were at least ten years old & were totally unreliable...") followed by Macedonia then Palestine 1917-18 (on the way torpedoed in SS 'Cestrian' which "sank stern first with all the animals, equipment & baggage," but the men were got off safely with just one casualty). Roll of Hon., list of officers & awards. Orig. olive green cloth, little marked, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125

     


 

 



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