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The London Irish at War: A History of the Battalions of the London Irish Rifles in World War II. 1st Ed., 222pp., num. photos. several maps. Published on behalf of the London Irish OCA. 1949  #63431
[HLMainPic] North Africa, Sicily & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, silver gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
BROWNLIE (Maj. W. Steel, MC, TD) The Proud Trooper: The History of the Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry. 1st Ed., 639pp., 5 col. & 36 b/w plates, 44 maps. Collins. 1964  #56111
[HLMainPic] Excellent history: Boer War; WW1 in Gallipoli, Egypt & Palestine, Western Front; WW2 as 151 & 152 Fd. Regt. RA in North-West Europe & Middle East respectively. Roll of Hon., awards, roll of 17th Coy. IY 1900-01. Orig. green cloth with blue lettering label to sp., minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
CUBITT-SMITH ([Brig.] Henry [CBE, DSO]) Yadgari: Or Memories of the Raj 1st Ed., laminated card covs., [iv]+v+180pp., several photos. & sketch maps. Saxlingham, Norfolk: The Author. 1987  #56593
[HLMainPic] Indian Army 1919: served with 51st Sikhs, 41st Dogras &c., inc. several NWF campaigns. Commanded 1st Bn. 12th Frontier Force Regt. in PAIFORCE & Italy 1942-44 inc. Cassino &c. (DSO) & finally commanded Peshawar Frontier Bde. Group in 1945-47. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
ORPEN (Col. Neil) & MARTIN (Lt.-Gen. H.J.) South African Forces World War II (Vol. VIII, Parts I & II): Salute the Sappers. Part I: The Formation of the South African Engineer Corps & its Operations in East Africa & the Middle East to the Battle of Alamein. Part II: The Operations of the South African Engineer Corps in the North African & Italian Theatres of War from the Battle of El Alamein to the end of WW2. 1st Eds., 2 Vols., xx+507pp., photos., 17 maps, 6 sketches & diagrams & xii+424pp., photos., 29 maps, 7 sketches & diagrams. VG in dws. Jo'burg: Sappers Association. 1982  #49518
[HLMainPic] Excellent account of SA Engineers in East Africa, Western Desert & Italy. Orig. blue cloth, VG in dws. See illustration on our website.   £65
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
RYDER (R.) Oliver Leese. 1st Ed., xii+308pp., 17 photos., 5 maps. VG in dw. Hamish Hamilton. 1987  #59546
[HLMainPic] Coldstream Gds. 1914, Western Front; CO 1st Bn. 1936; Gds. Armd. Div. 1941; GOC 30 Corps Alamein, Sicily, Cassino &c. then Army Commander in Burma. VG in sl. sunned/marked dw. See illustration on our website.   £15

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Historical Record of the 2nd (Now 80th) or Royal Tyrone Regiment of Militia, From the Embodiment in 1793 to the Present Time.
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Hart's Army List, Militia List & Imperial Yeomanry List, Exhibiting the Rank, Standing, & Summary of the War Services of Every Regimental Officer in the Army Serving on Full Pay, including The Royal Marines & Indian Army & Local Indian Forces... January 1909.
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