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Hindenburg Line   10 Books
BACON (Capt. A.F.L., late Hampshire Regt.) The Wanderings of a Temporary Warrior: A Territorial Officer's Narrative of Service (And Sport) in Three Continents. 1st Ed., 231pp., 11 photos. Witherby. 1922  #59459
[HLMainPic] Varied war: with 4th Hampshires in India, Palestine (inc. third battle of Gaza & operations before Jerusalem), then France in 1918 inc. attack on the Hindenburg Line &c., & finally in the Army of Occupation on the Rhine. "Captain Bacon may be described as a typical Territorial officer, but it must be added that he is a lucky one." - Falls. Orig. red cloth, gilt, spine a little sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
BURNE (Major A.H., RA) Some Pages from the History of "Q" Battery, R.H.A., in the Great War. Strung together by A.H.B. 1st Ed., orig. limp wraps., [iv]+51pp., 6 photos., 3 fldg. maps. Woolwich: RA Inst. 1922  #59882
[HLMainPic] History summarising events 1914-17 then concentrating mainly on the last twelve months: Battles of Bullecourt 1917; The Knoll 1917; Cambrai 1917; events of March-April 1918; Hamel; Amiens; Hindenburg Line, &c. Nicely detailed inc. notes of casualties & awards to all ranks, several good maps & six excellent photos. of Battery positions taken in 1921. Covers creased & worn, but rare, with loosely inserted printed slip from the author. See illustrations on our website.   £125
CHALMERS (T.) Ed. A Saga of Scotland: History of the 16th Battalion The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). 1st Ed., xvi+174pp., 28 plates (inc. maps). Glasgow: McCallum & Co. 1930  #50033
[HLMainPic] F&F from Nov. 1915 inc. 1/7/16 at Beaumont Hamel, the epic of Munich Trench &c. Nominal rolls, casualties, awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little marked & worn, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
EDMONDS (Sir James) Military Operations France & Belgium 1917 Part I: The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line & The Battles of Arras. 1st Ed., text only: xxxix+586pp., 25 sketch maps. Macmillan. 1940  #59820
[HLMainPic] One of the scarcest columes of the OH, covering the first five months of 1917 inc. ops. on the Ancre & the advance in the 'devastated area,' battles of Arras & Bullecourt. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG, very nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £145
EDMONDS (Sir James) Military Operations France & Belgium 1918 Part IV: 8th August-26th September, The Franco-British Offensive. Facsimile reprint of 1947 1st Ed., xxv+623pp., 4 fldg. maps in end-pocket, 31 sketch maps. IWM/Battery Press. 1993  #59758
[HLMainPic] Battles of Amiens & Albert, advance to the Hindenburg Line &c. Original edition of this volume exceedingly rare. VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
GIBBON (F.) The 42nd (East Lancashire) Division 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xii+264pp., 57 plates, 6 maps. Country Life. 1920  #53772
[HLMainPic] Gallipoli, Egypt, then France from March 1917 inc. 3rd Ypres, La Bassee, German Offensive, Final Advance, Hindenburg Line &c. Roll of Hon., awards, order of battle. Orig. blue cloth, gilt to sp. & div. patch to front, little rubbed o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
PEAPLE (Simon) Mud, Blood & Determination: The History of the 46th (North Midland) Division in the Great War. 1st Ed., 216pp., 37 photos., 8 maps. VG in dw. Helion. 2015  #59404
[HLMainPic] The first full history of the Division: F&F 1915-18 inc. Loos 1915, Gommecourt 1916, their finest hour breaking the Hindenburg Line in Sept. 1918, &c. Much interesting new material based on in-depth study. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
PRIESTLEY (Major R.E., MC) Breaking the Hindenburg Line: The Story of the 46th (North Midland) Division. 1st Ed., 200pp., 16 plates, 2 fldg. maps. Fisher Unwin. 1919  #57626
[HLMainPic] Principally the Final Advance in 1918 with Orders of Battle, 1915 & 1918, roll of officers in the division at 29/9/18. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
SOMERS (Lt.-Col. Lord, DSO, MC) The War History of the Sixth Tank Battalion. 1st Ed., vi+247pp., 8 plates. Privately printed. 1919  #58310
[HLMainPic] Engaged in 27 actions from Jan. 1917 to the armistice (inc. 3rd Ypres & Cambrai, Amiens & Hindenburg Line) with Mark IV & Medium Mark "A" tanks. Nominal roll of all ranks & roll of awards. Orig. red cloth, VG, sp. sl. faded o/w a nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £75
TRENCH MAP: France Sheet 51bSW Ed. 2C. 1:20,000. British & German trench systems around Beaurains & German rear areas at Mercatel & Neuville Vitasse. Trenches corrected to 9/8/1916. Dampstained & worn, most surface detail clear. See illustration on our website.  #57752
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