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Regimental History  The Royal Hampshire Regiment. Vol. 3: 1918-1954, Daniell, David Scott
1 Daniell, David Scott Regimental History The Royal Hampshire Regiment. Vol. 3: 1918-1954
Aldershot, Hampshire Gale & Polden 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Map Endpapers 
Dust jacket chipped and discolored with 1 inch tear down top fore edge, a 1 inch strip of damp stain down front board, top fore corners bumped. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt insignia on front board and gilt titles on spine. B&W photographs and maps throughout. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 294 pages; "It commences with the story of faithful service in the twenty years of uneasy peace between the wars (in Turkey and Ireland among other places) and then follows the path of the six battalions the Regiment put into the field in the Second World War. These battalions, by their service in Malta, North Africa, Sicily, Italy and North-West Europe, in addition to other theatres, added their share to the varied service of the Regiment, and in doing so won three Victoria Crosses." jacket blurb 
Price: 97.50 CDN
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Marines Were There; Story of the Royal Marines in the Second World War, Lockhart, Sir Robert Bruce
2 Lockhart, Sir Robert Bruce Marines Were There; Story of the Royal Marines in the Second World War
London, UK Putnam 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Dustjacket chipped with short tears and a little yellowed ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages; Rather than being a full history of the Roayal Marines of Great Britain, the author has given the highlights of theit exploits in WWII. In 1939 their strength was 12,000 and by the end of the war it was nearly 80,000. Along the way they served in the Battle of the Rive Plate, in the Norwegian campaign and the Lowlands as well as other actions. 
Price: 18.50 CDN
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