Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 
THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (THE 91st AND 93rd HIGHLANDERS).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Sutherland, Douglas.  Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks.

Author Name    Sutherland, Douglas. Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks.

Title   THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (THE 91st AND 93rd HIGHLANDERS). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.

Publisher    Leo Cooper, London, 1969, first edition.

Seller ID   23351

127 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Raised separately at the end of the eighteenth century as the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders and the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, (the Regiments) saw many adventures before they were merged as one Regiment in 1881. Both saw service in many parts of the world, the 93rd in particular gaining immortal fame as 'The Thin Red Line' at Balaclava and in winning seven V.C.s before breakfast at the relief of Luck n o w . T h ere have been few spheres of military activity in British history over the past 250 years in which the Argylls have not been involved and in the great catastrophes of the 1914-18 and 1939-45 wars they have been in the forefront of the b at tl e, a d di ng lustre to an already famous name. Commander after commander has paid tribute to the fighting qualities of the Regiment who time and again have proved their worth. In the Second World War, the 2nd Battalion earned undying glory in de fea t. T hey we re the rearguard of the terrible march out of Malaya and the subsequent fall of Singapore. For a time they ceased to exist until the 15th Battalion assumed their name and honours. Since the war few Regiments have seen mor e se rvic e th an the Arg ylls . They have been present at every trouble spot from Palestine, through Korea to the famous action in the crater at Aden which focused worldwide attention on them. Now, with the threat of disbandment hanging over the m, th ey so ldier on , pr oud a nd de fiant to the last." Includes music for 'The Thin Red Line', 'Highland Laddie', and 'The Campbells are Coming'. Faint cigarette odor, small bump at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkli ng and tiny chips/ tear s at top/bo ttom o f spine and flap-folds, moderate browning on spine and flap-folds, creses on inside edges of flaps. Very Good-/Good-

Price = 25.00 USD


Also available.
THE WORST ORDEAL:  BRITONS AT HOME AND ABROAD 1914-1918., Liddle, Peter H.
THE WORST ORDEAL: BRITONS AT HOME AND ABROAD 1914-1918.
Liddle, Peter H.
27.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE TRUTH ABOUT REPARATIONS AND WAR-DEBTS., Lloyd George, David.
THE TRUTH ABOUT REPARATIONS AND WAR-DEBTS.
Lloyd George, David.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE LONDON SCOTTISH IN THE GREAT WAR., Lloyd, Mark.
THE LONDON SCOTTISH IN THE GREAT WAR.
Lloyd, Mark.
34.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE CHILDREN OF THE SOULS:  A TRAGEDY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR., MacKenzie, Jeanne.
THE CHILDREN OF THE SOULS: A TRAGEDY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.
MacKenzie, Jeanne.
85.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

MY GRANDFATHER'S WAR:  CANADIANS REMEMBER THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914-1918., Mathieson, William D.
MY GRANDFATHER'S WAR: CANADIANS REMEMBER THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914-1918.
Mathieson, William D.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE SOMME BATTLEFIELDS:  A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FROM CRECY TO THE TWO WORLD WARS., Middlebrook, Martin & Middlebrook, Mary.
THE SOMME BATTLEFIELDS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FROM CRECY TO THE TWO WORLD WARS.
Middlebrook, Martin & Middlebrook, Mary.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU: FROM SIX TO SIXTY-FIVE DIVISIONS.  EXPANSION OF THE BRITISH ARMY INFANTRY DIVISIONS, 1914-1918., Middlebrook, Martin.
YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU: FROM SIX TO SIXTY-FIVE DIVISIONS. EXPANSION OF THE BRITISH ARMY INFANTRY DIVISIONS, 1914-1918.
Middlebrook, Martin.
30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

HELL'S FOUNDATIONS:  A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF BURY IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN., Moorhouse, Geoffrey.
HELL'S FOUNDATIONS: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF BURY IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN.
Moorhouse, Geoffrey.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

TORMENTED WARRIOR:  LUDENDORFF AND THE SUPREME COMMAND., Parkinson, Roger.
TORMENTED WARRIOR: LUDENDORFF AND THE SUPREME COMMAND.
Parkinson, Roger.
12.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE AMERICAN FOREIGN LEGION:  BLACK SOLDIERS OF THE 93d IN WORLD WAR I., Roberts, Frank E.
THE AMERICAN FOREIGN LEGION: BLACK SOLDIERS OF THE 93d IN WORLD WAR I.
Roberts, Frank E.
27.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

ALLENBY OF ARMAGEDDON:  A RECORD OF THE CAREER AND CAMPAIGNS OF FIELD-MARSHALL VISCOUNT ALLENBY., Savage, Raymond.  Preface by David Lloyd George.
ALLENBY OF ARMAGEDDON: A RECORD OF THE CAREER AND CAMPAIGNS OF FIELD-MARSHALL VISCOUNT ALLENBY.
Savage, Raymond. Preface by David Lloyd George.
22.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE FIGHTING NATION: LORD KITCHENER AND HIS ARMIES., Smithers, A.J.
THE FIGHTING NATION: LORD KITCHENER AND HIS ARMIES.
Smithers, A.J.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie