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Chindits   7 Books
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
BRERETON (J.M.) & SAVORY (Major A.C.S.) The History of The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) 1702-1992. 1st Ed., x+446pp., 4to, col. frontis., illus. throughout, 39 maps. VG in dw. Halifax: The Regiment. 1993  #59727
[HLMainPic] Num. campaigns from the Spanish Succession to Korea inc. Waterloo, Crimea, Mutiny, Boer War, WW1, WW2 &c. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
COWPER (Col. J.M.) The King's Own: The Story of a Royal Regiment. Vol. III: 1914-1950. 1st Ed., xv+527pp., 17 plates, 17 maps. VG in dw. Oxford, for the Regt. 1957  #61645
[HLMainPic] King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt., WW1 (western Front, Egypt, Mespot.)& WW2 (BEF 1940, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, North-West Europe, Burma). Orig. blue cloth, VG in dw (apart from sellotape residue to eps where dw has been held in place) & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
RAY (Cyril) Regiment of the Line: The Story of XX The Lancashire Fusiliers. 1st Ed., xiii+194pp., 31 illus. VG in dw. Batsford. 1963  #60049
[HLMainPic] Inc. Minden, Peninsula, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Sudan, Boer War, WW1 (Gallipoli, Western Front &c.) & WW2 (Middle East & Burma - no distinct WW2 history published). VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
ROONEY (David) Wingate & the Chindits: Redressing the Balance. 1st Ed., 256pp., 37 photos., 17 maps. VG in dw. A&AP. 1994  #62668
[HLMainPic] Convincing arguments of a senior lecturer at Sandhurst. Author served in the Far Easr with 81st West African Division. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
STEVENS (Lt.-Col. G.R., OBE) History of the 2nd King Edward VII's Own Goorkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) Vol. III 1921-1948. 1st Ed., xv+322pp., 4to, num. photos., 18 maps (most fldg.). Aldershot: G&P. 1952  #62882
[HLMainPic] Inc. NWF & WW2 in Middle East, Malaya & Burma (one bn. with Chindits). Roll of Hon., British & GOs. "The story of all five WW2 battalions is told in detail" - Perkins. Orig. red & green cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
STEVENS (Lt.-Col. G.R., OBE) The 9th Gurkha Rifles (Volume 2) 1937-1947. 1st Ed., xiii+355pp., 4to, 5 plates, 12 maps. Published for the Regimental Association. 1952  #62359
[HLMainPic] Pre-war NWF campaigns & WW2 in Middle East (1st Bn.), Malaya/Singapore (2nd Bn.) & Burma (3rd [Chindits] & 4th Bns.); 3rd Bn. Indonesia 1945-46. "An excellent narrative..." - Perkins 507. Orig. green & black cloth, silver gilt, some damp spotting & abrasions to the boards o/w VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £395


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