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D-DAY TO CARPIQUET:  THE NORTH SHORE REGIMENT AND THE LIBERATION OF EUROPE., Milner, Marc.  Signed.
201 Milner, Marc. Signed. D-DAY TO CARPIQUET: THE NORTH SHORE REGIMENT AND THE LIBERATION OF EUROPE.
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2007, first edition. 
138 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0864924895 SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. B&w photographs, maps. "On the morning of July 4, 1944, the 1st Battalion of the North Shore Regiment moved into position just west of the French vill age of Carpiquet, its ranks filled with farmers, fishermen, woods workers, and mill hands. Most of the men had been in the first wave that stormed the Normandy beaches a month earlier and were already battle-hardened veterans, but nothing c o u l d h a v e prepared them for what was to come. In five long days, Carpiquet became the graveyard of the Regiment. Almost 200 men were killed or wounded, and the fighting strength of the Battalion's rifle companies was gutted. (This book) te ll s th e s to ry o f the D-Day landing and the ferocious battles that followed. Using extensive new research and interviews with veterans, this unique account reveals the significance of the Regiment's accomplishments in the first stage of the No rma nd y c am pa ign ." In terior - previous owner's small label on iside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, two vey small corner creases, book lightly cocked. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS 1903-1961., Moir, John S., Editor / Officers of the Corps.
202 Moir, John S., Editor / Officers of the Corps. HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS 1903-1961.
Ottawa Corps Committee, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
366 pp, 10" H. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold insignia on front board. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, b&w and colour maps (some fold-out) - collated. Chapter headings: The Genesis of the Corps; The Royal Canadian Signals Corps in the First World War; The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Between the Two World Wars; First Divisional Signals Go to England; The First Corps and Second Divisional Signals; The Expansion of Canadian Signals Overseas; Canadian Signals at Dieppe; Canadian Signals in Sicily and Italy; Canadian Signals in the Normandy Assault; Canadian Signals in Normandy; Canadian Signals in Northern France, Belgium and the Netherlands; From the Rhine to VE Day; Canadian Signals in the Pacific Theatre; Wartime Signals in Canada; Signals in Canada after the Second World War; The Northwest Territories and Yukon Radio System; Canadian Signals and Canada's Post-War Commitments; Glossary of Technical Terms; Appendices; Abbreviations; Index. Small light stain on verso of map opposite page 116, tiny and small corner bumps, 1" dia. light stain on front board, light rubbing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
203 Molson, Karen. HARTLAND DE MONTARVILLE MOLSON: MAN OF HONOUR.
Richmond Hill, Ontario Firefly Books 2006 155407150X / 9781554071500 First Edition Soft Cover with Self Flaps Near Fine 
328 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs. "As an entrepreneur, at the age of 26 (Hartland de Montarville Molson) was the president of Dominion Skyways, a pioneering airline. Soon after war was declared he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and received the Order of the British Empire for flying more than 60 combat missions during the Battle of Britain. After the war (he) returned to the family brewing business. He was Vice-President in 1950, Chairman in 1966 and Director in 1983, contributing greatly to the continued growth of the company. Called to the Senate in 1955 at age 48, he sat as an independent. For the next 38 years he was a very able and influential speaker who was not afraid to voice his opinion. In 1958 Hartland and his brother Tom formed the Molson Foundation to support 'innovative projects in the fields of health and welfare, education and social development, and the humanities'. To the end of his life this fascinating, talented and wealthy man was concerned with fulfilling his responsibility to his family and giving something back to the country in which he had played so large a part." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump on rear flap-fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
VINCENT OF THE 41st:  A SOLDIER'S BATTLES IN THE FIRST AFGHAN AND CRIMEAN WARS., Moore, Geoffrey.  Foreword by Major General F.H. Brooke.
204 Moore, Geoffrey. Foreword by Major General F.H. Brooke. VINCENT OF THE 41st: A SOLDIER'S BATTLES IN THE FIRST AFGHAN AND CRIMEAN WARS.
Self-published, Buckden, Huntingdon, (1979). 
60 pp, 8 1/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0950636045 B&w illustrations. The story of Thomas Vincent of the 41st (The Welch) Regiment - his experiences in the First Afghan and Crimean Wars including Kandahar, Kabul, Alma, Sebastopol, an d Inkerman. Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, a few light creases on page 21/22, small soft crease at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling, m i n o r e d g e wear. Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
LA LEGION ETRANGERE: RECUEIL DE DOCUMENTS CONCERNANT L'HISTORIQUE, L'ORGANISATION ET LA LEGISLATION SPECIALE DES REGIMENTS ETRANGERS., Morel, Lieutenant-Colonel. Ex-Capitaine au 1er Regiment Etranger.
205 Morel, Lieutenant-Colonel. Ex-Capitaine au 1er Regiment Etranger. LA LEGION ETRANGERE: RECUEIL DE DOCUMENTS CONCERNANT L'HISTORIQUE, L'ORGANISATION ET LA LEGISLATION SPECIALE DES REGIMENTS ETRANGERS.
Paris Libraire Chapelot 1912 Soft Cover Good+ 
146 pp, 9" H. B&w photograph. Table des Matieres - Premiere Partie: Apercu succinct sur la legislation speciale aux regiments etrangers; Deuxieme Partie: Renseignements sur le mode de recrutement du corps d'officiers de la Legion etrangere, sur la provenance et la situation militaire des officiers servant au titre etranger; Troisieme Partie: Organisation; Quatrieme Partie: Variation de l'uniforme de la Legion etrangere de 1831 a nos jours; Cinquieme Partie: Index bibliographique des publications concernant la Legion etrangere parues en France et a l'Etranger; Annexes: Les drapeaux des regiments de la Legion etrangere / Liste des colonels ayant commande les regiments de la Legion etrangere / Liste des officiers de la Legion etrangere tues a l'ennemi de 1831 a nos jours / Ode a la Legion etrangere, par le capitaine Vicomte de Borrelli / Legs de Pontecoulant et Renseige-ments divers. Interior - bump at bottom corner of text block, soft creases at top edge of last two pages, many page edges are untrimmed, light toning in margins of pages. Exterior - some light creases to edges of covers, light browning on spine and at cover edges, creasing on spine, several very small tears at bottom edge of rear cover - archivally taped, very small tear on rear hinge - repaired. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
CARRYING PLACE., Mowat, Angus.
206 Mowat, Angus. CARRYING PLACE.
Toronto S.J. Reginald Saunders 1944 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good 
318 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). The author was the father of Farley Mowat and brings references to Prince Edward County and the Hasty P's into his novel. "From the moment this story opens, in the dim light of the study of an old rectory in an old town (Trenton, Ontario), you are caught up in the secret of a man's life; not the secret of what became of him physically, but the real and inner mystery of youth growing into maturity, of hope growing into surety and waning into doubt and blazing forth at the last into the final certainty. It is the story of Eric Dalton and Mona Crozier. The story of a boy who fell in love with a young girl one tender summer evening on the lonely island called Carrying Place (Prince Edward County, Ontario); and of the man who bitterly renounced her in a quiet haven beside the English Channel, only to find that his life was forever bound to hers. He was never to be free from her, through years of peace and of war, through romance and heartbreak, passion and despair, to the final night of decision and beyond - ." Very light edge wear, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny light foxing marks on top of textblock, a few faint marks on title page and one on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few small chips and tears (some with creases) - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, red colored section at bottom of spine has faded to white. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1694-1990.  "NEVER FEARED A FOE OF ANY KIND - THE GLOSTERS, 1694-1991"., N/A
207 N/A A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1694-1990. "NEVER FEARED A FOE OF ANY KIND - THE GLOSTERS, 1694-1991".
Printed by John Jennings, Gloucester, 1991. 
73 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover. B&w and colour illustrations. Contents: The Raising of the Regiment; Early Years of the Regiment; The Conquest of Canada; The West Indies, the American War of Independence, early years of the 61st Regiment; The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815; India and the Sikh Wars; The Crimean War; The Indian Mutiny; The South African War; The First World War; Between the Wars; The Second World War; Amalgamation of the 1st (28th) and 2nd (61st) Battalions; T he War in Korea; Keeping the Peace; Appendices: The Regimental Family Tree; Where the Regular Battalions have served in Peace and War; Colonels & Commanding Officers; The Regimental Calendar; Victoria and George Crosses; Brief Accounts of F a m o u s B a t tles; The Regimental Colours; Regimental Traditions; Regimental Nicknames; Sporting Successes of the Regiment; The Regimental Association. Light cigarette odor, minor wear at top of spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL SCOTS (THE ROYAL REGIMENT):  HER MAJESTY'S FIRST REGIMENT OF FOOT.  AN ACCOUNT OF THE ROYAL SCOTS REGIMENTAL MUSEUM IN EDINBURGH CASTLE AND A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT., N/A
208 N/A THE ROYAL SCOTS (THE ROYAL REGIMENT): HER MAJESTY'S FIRST REGIMENT OF FOOT. AN ACCOUNT OF THE ROYAL SCOTS REGIMENTAL MUSEUM IN EDINBURGH CASTLE AND A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT.
Pilgrim Press, n.p., 1976. 
Unpaginated (approx. 16 pp.), oblong (5 1/2" H x 7 15/16" D), soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: An Account of the Museum; A short history of The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) by The Colonel of The Regiment (including Nomenclature and Regimental Marches); Battle Honours; Conclusion. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear - light on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
BADGES OF THE CANADIAN FORCES / INSIGNES DES FORCES CANADIENNES.  CFP 267 / PFC 267., N/A.
209 N/A. BADGES OF THE CANADIAN FORCES / INSIGNES DES FORCES CANADIENNES. CFP 267 / PFC 267.
Supply and Services Canada, Ottawa, 1977. 
Unpaginated, 10 3/4" H x 9 1/8" D x 1 1/4" W, soft cover with plasticized tabs. Bilingual text (English/French). Colour and b&w illustrations. Chapter Headings: Part 1. Canadian Forces Badges; Command and Formation Badges; Base and Station Badges ; Regular Force Unit Badges (HMCS Ships/Submarines - Flying Squadrons - Radar Squadrons - Armoured Regiments - Artillery Regiment - Infantry Regiments); Groups; Establishments; Training - Colleges and Schools; Miscellaneous Units; Branch Badges. Part 2. Reserve Force Unit Badges (Sea; Air; Land; Armoured; Infantry). Interior - faint pencil erasure marks on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wrinkling and creasing to edges of covers, light rubbing, light edge wear, one small closed tear archivally taped, very small tear and creases at bottom of spine - re-glued. Very Good 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS - 23rd FOOT., N/A.
210 N/A. THE ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS - 23rd FOOT.
Pitkin Pictorials, London, 1969. 
24 pp, 9" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and reproductions. "The Regiment is the oldest infantry regiment of Wales and this brief account tells something of its history and of its customs and traditions so long cherished and jealously preserved...." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - a few small soft creases on front cover, very light rubbing on rear cover, light wear on spine. Very G o o d 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
211 Neillands, Robin. THE OLD CONTEMPTIBLES: THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1914.
London John Murray 2004 0719556465 / 9780719556463 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
362 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, maps. "On 19 August, 1914, the German Kaiser, Wilhelm II, wrote a letter to the First Army commander, General von Kluck: 'It is my Royal and Imperial Command that you concentrate your energies and the valour of my soldiers to exterminate the treacherous English and walk over General French's contemptible little army.' (This book) chronicles that little army, the British Regular Army of 1914: how it came to be in France at all, the long years of intrigue and preparation that preceded its departure, and what happened to it in four short months of total war. Robin Neillands uses a wealth of first-hand accounts, and his great experience in bringing military history alive, to take the reader on a gripping and horrific journey to the battlefields of First World War France." Light browning to edges of textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight cigarette odor. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wrinkling/creases, very light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
A MORE UNBENDING BATTLE:  THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS' STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN WWI AND EQUALITY AT HOME., Nelson, Peter N.
212 Nelson, Peter N. A MORE UNBENDING BATTLE: THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS' STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN WWI AND EQUALITY AT HOME.
New York BasicCivitas 2009 0465003176 / 9780465003174 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
291 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "The 369th Infantry Regiment was the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. In a war where the vast majority of black soldiers served in the Service of Supply, unloading ships and building roads and railroads, the men of the 369th trained and fought side by side with the French at the front (America's segregation policy prohibited them from serving together with white American soldiers) and ultimately spent more days in the trenches than any other American unit. They went to war in defense of a country afflicted by segregation, Jim Crow laws, lynchings, and racial violence, but a country they believed in all the same. Despite extraordinary odds, the 369th became one of the most successful - and feared - regiments of the war. The Harlem Hellfighters, as their enemies named them, showed extraordinary valor on the battlefield, with many soldiers winning the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor, and were the first Allied unit to reach the Rhine River. A riveting depiction of both social triumph and battlefield heroism." Tiny bump at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
213 Nicholson, G.W.L., Colonel. THE GUNNERS OF CANADA: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. VOLUME I. 1534-1919.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1967, first edition. 
478 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, fold-out colour maps. "Volume I of Colonel Nicholson's definitive work traces the story of Canadian gunners from the days when the French used transformed naval guns against hostile natives to the intricately planned artillery barrages of the First World War. Having provided some fascinating background information on the development of guns and gunners, the story move s through four vividly depicted centuries of military history - the period of the Ancien Regime, the American War of Independence, the War of 1812, the Fenian Raids, and the Boer War to the climatic, tragic years of the Great War. (T)he text is greatly enhanced by many lively first-hand quotations from letters, documents and diaries. The author also provides a comprehensive list of the valiant individuals who created the distinguished record of the Royal Canadian Artillery up until 1918." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine and on rear hinge, light browning to edges of text block, light soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear - mainly on spine and flap-folds, several small tears (archivally taped) and chips, light rubbing, wrinkling and slight fading on spine. Very Good/Good 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
214 Noble, Ronnie. SHOOT FIRST! ASSIGNMENTS OF A NEWSREEL CAMERAMAN.
George G. Harrap, London, (1955), first edition. 
271 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (purple cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs. The story of a news cameraman in World War II, the Middle East and the Korean War. Contents: Small Beginnings; The Fall of France; " On the Beaches...In the Streets..."; Middle East Meanderings; Dud Shells and Ignorance; I Meet the Japanese; To Death for the Emperor; The Newsreel War; At the Building of Zion; Scoops and Scuffles; Television and the Land of Morning Calm; The Glorious Gloucesters; The Wreckage of War; Tanks for the Memory; Pressmen and Tactics; Swords into Ploughshares; Red Frontiers; On the Home Beat. Very small star stamp on rear pastedown, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling to edges of textblock, a few small areas of darkening to color on boards, very light rubbing. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE RED DEVILS: FROM BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS.  (NEW EDITION).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Norton, G.G.  Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
215 Norton, G.G. Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks. THE RED DEVILS: FROM BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS. (NEW EDITION). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.
Leo Cooper, London, 1984, 2nd edition. 
310 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0436315254 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "From Bruneval to North Africa, from Normandy to Suez, by parachute and glider the men of the Airborne Forces have gone by air to battle. But their activities have by no means been confined to purely airborne operations - the Special Air Service performed prodigies of valour behind the German Lines in the Western Desert and Italy; the Glider Pilot Regiment fought beside their infantry com rades in Normandy, at Arnhem and across the Rhine. Their post-war successors, maintaining these traditions, have stood between Jew and Arab in Palestine; fought and sweltered in the jungles of Malaya and Borneo; sweated in the Persian Gulf a n d t h e Radfan; choked on the summer dust of Cypriot roads; tasted the grit and sand of Egypt and Jordan in their mess tins; spent more than a deade facing terroritst ambush, bombs and bullets in Northern Ireland; exprienced the subzero temperat ur es an d bi t ing actic winds of the South Atlantic and 'tabbed' across the Falklands to spearhead victory in 1982. Nor should the aircrews who flew them be forgotten, or the air supply despatchers who maintained them, and the units who supporte d t hem . W it h w el l over 100 photographs and illustrations this book is a comprehensive single-volume history of the Airborne Forces. Accounts are given of the airborne actions fought by the British Army, whilst the development of the parachu te a ssau lt and th e us e o f glider-borne troops can be followed from their infancy to the massive 'coup de main' technique employed in the Rhine crossing." Minor wrinkle at top of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light wrinkling alon g top ed ge, m inor rubb ing/ soiling. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE STORY OF ISAAC BROCK (GENERAL SIR ISAAC BROCK, K.B.): HERO, DEFENDER AND SAVIOUR OF UPPER CANADA, 1812., Nursey, Walter R.
216 Nursey, Walter R. THE STORY OF ISAAC BROCK (GENERAL SIR ISAAC BROCK, K.B.): HERO, DEFENDER AND SAVIOUR OF UPPER CANADA, 1812.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, (1923), 4th edition, enlarged and revised. 
237 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering and decoration on spine and front board, color pastedown on front board), in dust jacket. Color frontispiece, 23 additional b&w and color plates (not including duplicates - see below), b&w 'Plan of the Battle of Queenston'. "....deals with Brock's boyhood in Guernsey, his school days, his military career prior to coming to Canada, and very fully with his career as Major-General and Governor of Upper Canad a . " D u e t o a printing/binding error, pages 177-184 and 185-192 (including two plates) have been duplicated. All pages and plates are present. Areas of light browning/foxing on endpapers, small light foxing mark on title page, several plates h av e l ig ht w a vi ness and or very light tiny foxing marks at top 1/4 of page, a few text pages with very light small foxing marks, very light browing and very tiny foxing marks on edges of textblock, very light wrinkle at top of spine. Dust ja cke t ha s fe w v ery s mal l rears and chips, light soiling and rubbing, a few tiny foxing marks, light edge wear/wrinkling, slight darkening to spine and flap-folds and some edges. G/G 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
I SERVE:  REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 3RD CARABINIERS (PRINCE OF WALES'S DRAGOON GUARDS)., Oatts, L.B., Lieutenant-Colonel.
217 Oatts, L.B., Lieutenant-Colonel. I SERVE: REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 3RD CARABINIERS (PRINCE OF WALES'S DRAGOON GUARDS).
Self-published, 1966. 
333 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover (red cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold badge represented on front board) - no dust jacket. Color plates, b&w photographs, fold-out maps. Contents: Sedgemoor to the Treaty of Utrecht, 1685-1714; Th e Jacobite Rebellions and the Seven Years' War, 1715-1789; The Napoleonic Wars and Their Aftermath, 1799-1830; Industrial Troubles, The Crimean War and the Consolidation of the British Empire, 1831-1899; The South African War to the Outbrea k o f t h e First World War, 1899-1914; The First World War, 1914-1918; Amalgamation, Mechanisation, The Second World War, and Postscript, 1919-1965; Appendices: The 25th Dragoons; The Natal Carbineers; The Windsor Regiment (Royal Canadian Armour ed Co rp s ); C ol o nels of the Regiment; Lieutenant-Colonels in Command; Uniforms and the Standard; Regimental Music; Casualties, Honours and Awards; Regimental Collect. Minor browning to edges of pages and edges of textblock, light shelf soil ing on bot to m o f t ext bl ock, slight cigarette odor, light edge wear, light wrinkling to bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
EMPEROR'S CHAMBERMAIDS: THE STORY OF THE 14th/20th KING'S HUSSARS., Oatts, L.B., Lt.-Colonel.  Foreword by M.R.D. Foot.
218 Oatts, L.B., Lt.-Colonel. Foreword by M.R.D. Foot. EMPEROR'S CHAMBERMAIDS: THE STORY OF THE 14th/20th KING'S HUSSARS.
Ward Lock, London, 1973. 
518 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 706310012 B&w photographs, reproductions, maps, colour plates. "....the story of two Cavalry regiments, the 14th and 20th Light Dragoons, which were eventually amalgamated after the First World War to form the 14th/20th King's Hussars. Colonel Oatts has written a fascinating and often amusing story of the two Regiments in peace and war, deftly intertwined, and presented against a background of the history of Europe and the dev elopment of the British Empire. He takes us from the Jacobite Rebellions through the long struggle with Napoleon, the Indian Wars, with both Regiments fighting the Boers in South Africa at the turn of the nineteenth century. The horrors a n d d i s c o m forts of the Great War in France and Mesopotamia are fully described. With the rise of Hitler's Germany the horse gave way to the tank and the amalgamated Regiment went through its frustrating period of the Second World War and t he p os t -w ar p er io d as part of the Royal Armoured Corps. The Author takes us up to 1970, with the first visit to the Regiment of the newly appointed Colonel-in-Chief, H.R.H. The Princess Anne. Part of the Regiment was shortly destined to s erv e, for t he fir st tim e, in the Far East and after 1971 play its part in turbulent Ulster....The title of the book is the nickname of the 14th dating from 1813 when the Regiment captured the silver chamber-pot, originally owned by Napoleon, f rom Kin g Jo sep h B onap art e's car ria ge after the battle of Vittoria. It has since been a valued possession of the Officers' Mess." Cigarette odor, minor browning in page margins, very light browning to edges of textblock, light wrinkling at top/ bott om of spi ne, very ligh t ed ge w ear, light fading to top 1" of boards and spine, small corner bumps on boards, minor soiling to bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has been lined with stiff paper (glued on), light browning to edges and s pine, mode rate e dge w ear/ wrink ling, a fe w sma ll te ars/creases. Good+/Fair 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
GREEN HELL: THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL., Owens, William J.
219 Owens, William J. GREEN HELL: THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL.
Hellgate Press, Central Point, Oregon, 1999, first edition. 
276 pp, small 4to (10" H), soft cover. ISBN 1555714986 "On 7 August 1942, the amphibious assault on Tulagi and Guadalcanal was the first American offensive in World War II against the rampaging forces of the Empire of Japan. The enemy retaliatio n - from the sea, air and on land - was swift, fierce and bloody. Yet many soldiers contend the greatest struggle of all was confronting the 'Green Hell' - a reeking, rotting and malaria-infested jungle that tested any soldier's strength and c o u r a g e. Against all odds, the young and inadequately trained and supplied 1st Marine Division, commanded by Lt. General Archer Vandergrift and the Army's equally inexperienced 164th Infantry Regiment held onto Guadalcanal for four awesome m o nt hs a ga in st the best trained and seasoned forces that Japan sent in. Every aspect of the battle remains impressive. From the assistance of the Australian Coastwatchers who hid away in dangerous observation points along the Solomon's chain o f i sla nds to th e A rmy and 2nd Marine Division's actions in the last two months of the campaign." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, one light crease down spine, slight curl at for e-e dge of c over s. Very Goo d 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FOLLOWING THE DRUM: WOMEN IN WELLINGTON'S WARS., Page, F.C.G., Brigadier.  Foreword by Elizabeth Longford.
220 Page, F.C.G., Brigadier. Foreword by Elizabeth Longford. FOLLOWING THE DRUM: WOMEN IN WELLINGTON'S WARS.
Andre Deutsch, London, 1986, first edition. 
150 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0233979603 B&w illustrations. "Although the Duke of Wellington's Peninsular War and Waterloo campaigns (1808-15) have been well documented by the great military historians, biographers and diarists of the period, many general readers are unaware that it was the custom of each regiment to be accompanied by a number of wives when it left England to go to war. Now Brigadier Page has unearthed a wealth of fascinating detail a b o u t t h ese dedicated women, who made a contribution to morale, and hence to victory, that has never before been fully acknowledged. In an elegant and lively style, he describes the selection process whereby wives drew 'To-Go' of 'Not-to-Go' t ic ke ts o u t of a hat, their life on the troopships and their semi-official role as cooks and washerwomen to the invading army. He also recounts the experiences of the large entourage of Spanish, Portuguese and French women who shared the suffe rin g a nd dan ge rs en dured by their English admirers until the fighting was over, and were very often abandoned when the troops returned home. Many of the women were faithful, courageous and hardworking, others flighty and lacking in discipline , bu t th ey all cop ed with incredible harship in order to keep their families together and to bring some light and comfort into the brutal lives of the fighting soldiers. (This book weaves) authentic historical detail in accounts of individual h erois m, tr age dy a nd c ome dy, a ll of which are tremendously engaging and very well told. Culled from diaries and memoirs of the men who fought in Wellington's campaigns, and enhanced by contemporary illustrations, these stories make a genuine contri bution to schol arshi p an d prov ide a lasting tribute to the women who followed the drum." Dust jacket has been price clipped, minor wrinkle at top of spine, minor rubbing, wrinkle in laminate on rear panel. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
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