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OSWALD (Brig. Gen. O.C. Williamson, CB, CMG, late RA, &c.) 61, How Some Wheels Went Round. 1st Ed., 226pp., 3 maps. Henry J. Drane. nd [1928]  #62953
[HLMainPic] Covers the author's service in Flanders 1915 with 25th Div. RFA then a history/memoir of 61st Heavy Artillery Group in Macedonia 1916 & Egypt & Palestine campaigns 1917-18. A most informative & detailed personal memoir - curiously written in the third person - that also includes the author's pre-war experiences in India with Mountain Batteries from the 1880s to 1914 together with pen-portraits of various members of 61 HAG, from the MO down to clerks &c. Also contains an interesting series of 'Notes' on various events, also listing various officers in several engagements, &c. Falls (who lists the work under 'Reminiscence' - hence so do I - adds: "It is not only a record of the War, but an effort to show how the average artillery officer prepared himself for that great trial. Written without any literary artifice, it is a valuable minor historical document from that point of view. It also contains a great detail of information regarding the heavy artillery in the Palestine Campaign." Orig. blue cloth, bevelled edges, gilt to sp. & front, sp. tanned & sl. chipped o/w VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £225

     




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