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BONTOFT (R.A.) Cyrenaica. Foreword by Brig. H.R. Hall, DSO, MC (Commander, Cyrenaica Area). 1st Ed., orig. printed wraps., v+28pp., 22 photos., 2 maps. Printing & Stationary Services, M.E.F. [1944]  #63845
[HLMainPic] Written by a Senior Chaplain at the behest of the Commander, Cyrenaica Area, to provide troops with a history of the region in which they found themselves serving. Including early history, useful topographical notes, concise accounts of the campaigns of Wavell, Auchinleck & Alexander in 1940-43, also work of Commandos & the LRDG. Interesting photos. (inc. troops in Benghazi & Tobruk). Orig. printed wraps., minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30

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BROWN (James Ambrose) Retreat to Victory. A Springbok's Diary in North Africa: Gazala to El Alamein 1942. 1st Ed., xiv+301pp., illus. throughout, several maps. VG in dw. Jo'burg: Ashanti Pubg. 1991  #62716
[HLMainPic] Author's diaries with South African Infantry (The Transvaal Scottish) in the 8th Army in North Africa: The Crusader Offensive, Gazala & Tobruk & on to El Alamein. A detailed & well-illustrated account. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
RISSIK (D.) The D.L.I. at War: The History of the Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945. 1st Ed., xvi+352pp., 32 illus., 20 maps (some fldg.). VG in dw. The Regt. 1953  #63964
[HLMainPic] Middle East, Burma, NW Europe &c. Excellent copy, near fine in dw. See illustration on our website.   £65
STOUT (T. Duncan M.) Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45. Medical Services in New Zealand & the Pacific in Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force & With Prisoners of War. 1st Ed., xiv+449pp., approx. 60 photos., 10 maps & diagrams. Wellington, NZ: War History Branch. 1958  #44811
[HLMainPic] Orig. red cloth, VG.   £30


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