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DOHERTY (Simon) & DONOVAN (Tom) The Indian Corps on the Western Front: A Handbook & Battlefield Guide. 1st Ed., hardback edition, 194pp., 4to, approx. 200 photos., 34 col. maps. Tom Donovan Editions. 2014  #62065
[HLMainPic] Acclaimed complete Indian Corps history, including the background and composition of the Corps, its equipment & armament, leadership & several controversial issues such as a supposed tendency to desert to the enemy & the myth of self-inflicted wounds. Following a chapter on minor operations & trench warfare there are narratives of the ten major battles or operations in which the Corps participated during its year on the Western Front. Each of these is followed by a battlefield guide with clear maps & directions which will enable visitors to the scenes of these great events to follow them on the ground. Finally, there are descriptions of some of the notable Indian cemeteries & memorials in France & Belgium, with a suggested tour of some of those in the Indian Corps sector, details of the hospitals established for Indians on the south coast during 1914-15, with a tour of the Brighton hospitals and memorials. Only 50 copies of the hardback edition were printed & is out of print. See illustration on our website.   £45

     




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