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Dunkirk   10 Books
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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
FRANKLYN (Gen. Sir Harold E., KCB, DSO, MC) The Story of One Green Howard in the Dunkirk Campaign. 1st Ed. thus., 40pp., portrait frontis., 2 maps. Richmond, Yorks., The Green Howards. 1966  #63486
[HLMainPic] Rare account by GOC 5th Div. in 1940: Battle of Arras & retreat to Dunkirk. Originally published in instalments in the regiment's monthly Gazette. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
GOUGH (Brig. Guy F., DSO, MC) Thirty Days to Dunkirk: The Royal Irish Fusiliers, May 1940. 1st Ed., xiv+180pp., 24 photos., 3 maps. VG in dw. Wrexham: Bridge Books. 1990  #63426
[HLMainPic] Diary of the commanding officer, 1st Bn. RIF in France in 1940. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
JERVOIS (Brig. W.J., MC) The History of the Northamptonshire Regiment 1934-1948. 1st Ed., xxiii+448pp., 4to, 4 col. & 9 b/w plates, 25 maps (several fldg.). The Regimental History Committee. 1953  #63981
[HLMainPic] Contains excellent, detailed accounts of the 1st Bn. in Waziristan 1936-37 & in Burma during 1944-45; 2nd Bn. with BEF in 1940, later PAIFORCE & Middle East; 5th Bn. TF in Sicily & Italy. Awards rolls for Waziristan & WW2, various rolls of officers &c. Orig. black cloth, gilt, VG, nice copy & rare. See illustration on our website.   £225
KNIGHT (C.R.B.) Historical Record of the Buffs, Royal East Kent Regiment, 1919-1948. 1st Ed., xxiv+512pp., 21 plates, 20 maps (some fldg.). VG in dw. Medici. 1951  #63991
[HLMainPic] Inc. Palestine 1938, WW2 Western Desert (Alamein &c.), Tunisia, Sicily, Italy, Burma & North-West Europe. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, fine in somewhat foxed dw. Scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
LEWIS (Major P.J., MC) & ENGLISH (Major I.R., MC) 8th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945. 1st Ed., viii+319pp., 19 photos., 14 maps (inc. eps). Newcastle upon Tyne: Bealls Ltd. 1949  #62836
[HLMainPic] BEF & Dunkirk 1940; 50th Div. Western Desert (inc. El Alamein, Mareth Line &c.), Sicily (inc. battle of Primosole bridge) then Normandy to Nijmegan & disbanded Dec. 1944. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt (hardback edition: an edition was also issued in card wraps.), VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
PAKENHAM-WALSH (Maj.-Gen. R.P., CB, MC) History of the Corps of Royal Engineers. IX, 1938-1948: Campaigns in Sicily & Italy: The War Against Japan: North-West Europe, 1944-45: Minor & Non-Operational Areas: Post-War, 1945-48 1st Ed., xviii+644pp., 50 portraits, 23 maps. VG in dw. Chatham: Inst. of REs. 1958  #62602
[HLMainPic] Detailed history of all aspects of Sapper operations. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £45
PAKENHAM-WALSH (Maj.-Gen. R.P., CB, MC) History of the Corps of Royal Engineers. Vol. VIII: 1938-1948: Campaigns in France & Belgium, 1939-40, Norway, Middle East, East Africa, Western Desert, North-West Africa, & Activities in the U.K. 1st Ed., xv+488pp., 2 plates, 19 maps (most fldg.). VG in dw. Chatham: Inst. of REs. 1958  #62601
[HLMainPic] Detailed history of all aspects of Sapper operations. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG in dw & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
RIORDAN (T.M.J.) A History of the 7th Field Company RE 1939-1946. 1st Ed., orig. wraps., [vi]+261pp., photos. & maps. The author. 1984  #63613
[HLMainPic] Dunkirk, North Africa, Italy & Greece inc. author's personal experiences & contributions from many of his comrades. Orig. dec. laminated wraps., VG & signed by the author. See illustration on our website.   £35
SMYTH (Brig. Sir John, VC, MC) Before the Dawn: A Story of Two Historic Retreats. 1st Ed., xv+220pp., portrait frontis., 13 photos., 7 maps. VG in dw. Cassell. 1957  #62355
[HLMainPic] Dunkirk 1940 commanding a brigade & Burma 1942 cdg. 17th (Indian) Div., inc. the fateful decision to blow the Sittang Bridge which resulted in the loss of much of his command & therefore his job, but which history has concluded was the correct action to take. VG in sl. chipped dw. See illustration on our website.   £20

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