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Norway   4 Books
The Journal of the United Service Insitution of India. Vol.l LXVIII, No. 292, July 1938; Vol. LXIX, No. 296, July 1939; Vol. LXX Nos. 299 & 300, April & July 1940; Vol. LXXI Nos. 302, 303, 304 & 305, Jan., April, July & October 1941. Eight issues, each c.100pp. in orig. dec. wraps., several photos., num. fldg. maps & diagrams. Lahore: For the USII. Contemp.  #55204
[HLMainPic] Attractive & scarce professional journal for officers of the Indian Army. The issues here offered contain numerous interesting articles on NWF warfare (e.g., 'An Operation in the Vicinity of Spinwam, 20th Oct. 1937' by Lt.-Col. C.J. Wood MC; 'Operations in the Lower Shaktu Valley, 16th-18th November 1937' by Maj. T.H. Angus; 'The Ordnance Service in Waziristan, 1937' by Maj. M. Glover, &c.); pieces on other campaigns such as 'An Interlude in the Campaign in Norway' [1940] by An Indian army Officer; 'A Brigade at Dunkirk - And After' by Brig. J.G. Smyth, VC, MC; 'Wheels Over Eritrea' by Lt.-Col. G.S.R. Webb, MC & much more such as The European Long Service Soldier in India; Armoured Lorries; How to Live in India on your Pay; Some Aspects of Forest Warfare, &c. VG throughout. See illustrations on our website.   £225
BRETT (Lt.-Col. G.A., DSO, OBE, MC) History of the South Wales Borderers & the Monmouthshire Regiment 1937-1952: Part I. 1st Ed., 132pp., 5 plates, 5 fldg. maps. Pontypool: Hughes & Son. 1953  #58819
[HLMainPic] 1st & 2nd SWB pre-war in India & Palestine then Iraq, Libya & Norway in WW2, also 1st & 2nd Bns. post-war & 2nd Monmouths post-war (another vol. in the series deals with 2nd Bn. in North-West Europe 1944-45). Roll of officers' services. Orig. olive cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
HINGSTON (Lt.-Col. W.) History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Vol. V: 1919-1942. 1st Ed., orig. printed wraps., xvi+243pp., 26 illus., 9 maps. No imprint, printed by Lund Humphries. 1950  #58862
[HLMainPic] This vol. contains 1st & 2nd Bns. in the Inter-War years inc. Iraq 1920, NWF &c, 1st & 1/4th Bns. in Norway 1940, 2/4th with BEF & detailed account of the 2nd Bn. in the Retreat from Burma. Orig. printed warps., VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
KEYES (Adml. of the Fleet Lord) Amphibious Warfare & Combined Operations. 1st Ed., 101pp. VG in dw. Cambridge Univ. Press. 1943  #40035
In the Lees-Knowles Lecture for 1943 Keyes (then head of Combined Ops.) discusses the lessons of China 1900, Dardanelles 1915 & Zeebrugge 1918 (in all of which e was involved) & the then current war in Norway, the Med. & Dieppe Raid.   £15




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