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Tank Regiment   7 Books
The North Irish Horse Battle Report: North Africa & Italy. 1st Ed., 108pp., fldg. map. Belfast: Baird. 1946  #58832
[HLMainPic] Tunisia Jan.-May 1943 & Italy (Gothic Line, Senio &c.) from April 1944 in Churchill & Sherman tanks. Roll of Hon., awards, nominal rolls &c. Orig. gilt dec. green cloth, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75
The Red Lanyard: Journal of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment. Vol. 2 No. 7, August 1946. Orig. dec. wraps., 24pp., photos. & cartoons. Detmold: Herman Bosmann. 1946  #56527
[HLMainPic] Attractive & scarce journal containing regimental news, sports, &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
ANTONIO (D.G.) Driver Advance! Being a Short Account of the 2nd Lothians & Border Horse 1939-1946. Orig. card wraps., 119pp., 4 fldg. maps. Edinburgh: Regtl. Assoc. 1947  #58835
[HLMainPic] Tank regiment in Tunisia & Italy (inc. Cassino &c.). Roll of Hon., awards. VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
GRAHAM ([Lt.-Col.] A.) Sharpshooters at War: 3rd, 4th & 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry 1939-45. 1st Ed., xvii+252pp., 32 illus., 7 maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. The Regiment. 1964  #57770
[HLMainPic] Tank regiment in Africa, Sicily, Italy & NW Europe. Awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG in sl. chipped dw. Signed by author. See illustration on our website.   £45
JOLLY ([Lt.-Col.] Alan [DSO]) Blue Flash: The Story of an Armoured Regiment. 1st Ed., xi+168pp., 12 photos., 13 maps (2 fldg.). Fine in sl worn dw. Printed for the Author by Solicitors' Law Stationary Soc. 1952  #58799
[HLMainPic] The war-raised 144th Regt. Royal Armoured Corps: Sherman tanks in NW Europe 1944-45, where, early in 1945, they were honoured by renaming as 4th Bn. RTR, resurrecting the original (regular) 4 RTR that had ceased to exist at Tobruk. Excellent & rare history inc. Normandy Breakout, campaigns in France, Low Countries & across the Rhine to Luneberg Heath. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, near fine in sl. creased, but rare & attractive dw, housed in original postage box from the publishers to Mr. C. Willsher, undoubtedly a member of the unit. See ilillustration on our website.   £225
KLEIN (Harry) Light Horse Cavalcade: The Imperial Light Horse 1899-1961. 1st Ed., 200pp., 4to, num. photos., several maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. Bailey Bros. & Swinfen. nd  #57053
[HLMainPic] Boer War inc. Siege of Ladysmith & Relief of Mafeking; GSW Africa 1914-15 & WW2 armoured in North Africa & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards, VG ex-lib. in dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
NEVILLE (Capt. R.F.) The First Northamptonshire Yeomanry in Northwest Europe. With Drawings by Major D.G. Bevan, MC. 1st Ed., 104pp., 21 photos., 8 maps, sketches. Brunswick, Germany: Meyer. 1946  #58805
[HLMainPic] Armoured regiment from Normandy via Holland & Ardennes to the Rhine Crossing. Roll of Hon., awards. Very nice clean copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £85




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