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PETERS ([Brigadier] R.W. [OBE]) et al. Central India Horse Newsletter 1 to 24. 1st Ed. in volume form, [iv]+225pp., 7 maps. Printed by C. Murphy at Thacker's Press, Bombay. nd (1945).  #61300
[HLMainPic] Reprint of all the CIH Newsletters that appeared from time to time between the regiment's departure overseas in July 1940 to its return to India in Feb. 1946: in between it saw service with 4th Indian Div. in Eritrea, North Africa, PAIFORCE & Italy, initially armed only with carriers until Humber Armoured Cars arrived in Italy in March 1944. The newsletters contain a goldmine of fascinating material on the regiment & its members in the war, written for regimental consumption & with great immediacy. Much personal information includes various lists of officers, casualties among the ranks, full citations for awards &c. Orig. full green morocco, gilt to sp. & with regimental device to front. Perkins 420. VG, rare with ink inscrip. "With Kind Regards from The Central India Horse. R.W.P." i.e. Brig. R.W. Peters, Commandant & one of the compilers, plus carbon ts letter to front paste-down from R.A. (Reggie) Savory, acknowledging receipt of this copy. See illustration on our website.   £425


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