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A Border Battalion: The History of the 7/8th (Service) Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. 1st Ed., xx+367pp., 9 plates, 4 sketch maps. Edinburgh: Privately Printed. 1920.  #60160
[HLMainPic] Excellent account of the raising & training of the 7th & 8th (S) Bns. KOSB & their services with 15th (Scottish) Div. inc. Battles of Loos, Somme, Arras & Ypres, Soissons 1918 &c. Contains accounts of both battalions up to their amalgamation in May 1916 & the combined bn. from then til dsibandemnt after the armistice. Rolls of Hon., awards, many mentioned in text. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
LINTIER (P.) My Seventy-Five: Journal of a French Gunner (August-September 1914). 1st Eng. Ed., With a Foreword by Marshal Joffre, xxv+212pp., 8 plates, ep map. Davies. 1929  #53950
[HLMainPic] Classic French account of 1914 in the ranks of an artillery unit armed with the famous 75mm. Battles of the Marne, Aisne &c. Author was KiA 1916. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

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