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Monte Cassino   8 Books
One More River: The Story of the 8th Indian Division. Orig. dec. wraps., 44pp., photos. throughout, maps. Bombay: DPR, WD. nd (c.1945).  #64531
[HLMainPic] Useful illustrated record of the the division's exploits in Italy, especially as there is no other history of the division. VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
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
BLOCH (Herbert) The Bombardment of Monte Cassino (February 14-16, 1944). A New Appraisal. 1st Ed., orig. laminated card wraps., 46pp., 15 photos. Montecassino, Tipografia Italo-Orientale S. Nilo. 1976  #64746
[HLMainPic] Useful illustrated account. VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
BOHMLER ([Oberst] Rudolf) Fallschirmjager: Bildband und Chronik. German language. 1st Ed., 497pp., 400 photo., 12 sketch maps. VG in worn dw. Bad Nauheim: Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun. 1961  #65371
[HLMainPic] Fully illustrated record of German parachute forces, 1939-45. Otog. grey cloth, gilt, VG in worn dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
CONNELL (Charles) Monte Cassino, The Historic Battle. 1st Ed., 207pp., 11 photos., 6 maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. Elek Books. 1963  #65113
[HLMainPic] Epic battle for the lynchpin of the Gustav Line, 1944. VG ex-lib. in dw & uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £15
MEDLEY (R.H.) Cap Badge: The Story of Four Battalions of the Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment & The Hertfordshire Regiment (TA) 1939-1947. 1st Ed., xvi+336pp., 25 illus., 24 maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. Cooper. 1995  #65109
[HLMainPic] Mostly North Africa & Italy. Rolls of casualties, awards &c. VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
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
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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