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Military History - Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
The popular series of concise Regimental Histories, mostly edited by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks. Published by Leo Cooper in the 1960s & 1970s, these are, sadly, long out of print
Listed by Author & Title - 10 Titles per page
FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE SOUTH WALES BORDERERS
by Jack Adams and Lt-Gen Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

Dustjacket has small tear at spine, plus lamination is lifting slightly on the back. A history of the regiment from its inception in 1689. Their record of service included the Marlborough Wars, the Seven Years War, the American War of Independence, Gibraltar, the Peninsular, the Sikh war, the Indian Mutiny, the Kaffir and Zulu wars. In the Great War they saw action in France, Gallipoli, Egypt, Mesopotamia and Macedonia. In WWII they served in Iraq, North Africa, Italy, the Far East and Normandy.

1968, Hamish Hamilton, , ,< K-02>,157pp illustrations, Good in d/w, ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 19757-02..............................£15.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT
by Lt. Col A J Barker and Lt.Gen.Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

This regimental history traces the lineage of the unit since it was raised in 1685 as Sir William Clifton's Regiment of Foot. Notable campaigns include Holland and Central Europe (1701-08), Canada (1763-68), North America and The West Indies (1776-82), Afghanistan (1879-80) and South Africa (1900-02). In the Great War they served in Flanders, France, Gallipoli, Macedonia, Egypt and India and, in WWII in Europe, the Middle East and Burma. Following the Malayan Emergency they were amalgamated with the West Yorks in 1958. Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page.

1971, Leo Cooper, , 0850520576,< K-02>,152pp, illustrations, Good in darkening d/w, ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 20150-01..............................£30.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT
by Lieutenant-Colonel A J Barker and Lt.Gen.Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

The Regimental History of the West Yorkshires who have distinguished themselves in all the major theatres of war from 1685. They have served in the Americas, the Peninsular, at Waterloo, the Crimea, India and South Africa. In the Great War they saw action in Flanders, France, Gallipoli, Italy and Egypt. In WWII in India/Burma, the Middle East, North Africa, France and Belgium. After post war service in Malaya and Suez, they were amalgamated with the East Yorkshire Regiment in 1958. Labels signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks added to the pre-title page.

1974, Leo Cooper, , 0850521505,< K-02>,xii + 80pp, 25 illustrations, d/w worn and darkening on spine. Boards and text very good., ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 19169-01..............................£40.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE WOMEN'S ROYAL ARMY CORPS
by Shelford Bidwell

The history of the British Women's Royal Army Corps from its beginnings in World War I to the mid 1970s. They have served with gallantry and professionalism in all theatres and conflicts in which the British Army has taken part.

1977, Leo Cooper, , 0850520991,< K-02>,xiv + 141pp, frontis, 23 other illustrations., Good in dw, ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 11233-01..............................£10.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE WOMEN'S ROYAL ARMY CORPS
by Shelford Bidwell

The history of the British Women's Royal Army Corps from its beginnings in World War I to the mid 1970s. They have served with gallantry and professionalism in all theatres and conflicts in which the British Army has taken part.

1977, Leo Cooper, , 0850520991,< K-02>,141pp illustrations, green boards, slight bowing otherwise vg, no d/w, ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 11233-02..............................£8.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE WOMEN'S ROYAL ARMY CORPS
by Shelford Bidwell and Lt.Gen Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

The history of the British Women's Royal Army Corps from its beginnings in World War I to the mid 1970s. They have served with gallantry and professionalism in all theatres and conflicts in which the British Army has taken part. Labels signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks have been added to the title page.

1977, Leo Cooper, , 0850520991,< K-02>,141pp illustrations, wear on spine, otherwise very good in d/w, ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 11233-03..............................£20.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL SCOTS
by A M Brander and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

The Royal Scots, formed as The First Regiment of Foot, was the senior line regiment of the British Army. It was established by Royal warrant in 1633. Signed on endpaper by author with a label signed by Sir Brian Horrocks.

1976, Leo Cooper, , 0850521831,< K-02>,x + 111pp, 15 illustrations, Very good in good d/w with rubbed spine., ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 15200-01..............................£20.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT
by Tim Carew and Lt.Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks Editor

A history of one of the finest regiments of the line from 1685 until 1959 when they were amalgamated with the Suffolk Regiment. They have served in nearly every campaign fought by the British Army including The Peninsular, North America, India, The Crimea and South Africa. In the Great War they fought in France, the Dardanelles, Palestine and Mesopotamia. In WWII in Europe and Burma. Post War they saw service in Korea, Hong Kong and Germany

1967, Hamish Hamilton, , ,< K-02>,157pp, 29 illustrations, d/w/ darkening. good. , ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 19168-01..............................£12.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS
by Graeme Crew

Signed by the author and Sir Brian Horrocks on the title page The regimental history of the RASC from the days of the Royal Waggoners whose origins lay in the 16th Century. The Corps have been involved in every campaign fought by the British Army since that time, their role being to ensure that supplies, ammunition, fuel and every item of military equipment were provided to the front-line troops in combat

1970, Leo Cooper, , 085052007X,< K-02>,320pp, illustrations, d/w worn/torn and darkening on spine.Good, ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 28341-02..............................£18.00 

FAMOUS REGIMENTS: THE WILTSHIRE REGIMENT
by Tom Gibson

Dustjacket slightly darkened with one inch tear on front, protected by plastic. Previous owner name on endpaper. Originally raised as the 4th Regiment of Foot in Exeter in 1756, in 1758 that the 2/4th Foot became the 62nd Regiment. In that year they took part in the Battle of Louisburg, and later in all the major campaigns of the Empire from the West Indies to India, the Maori Wars, China wars and the Boer war. In 1881 the 62nd and the 99th linked and became the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Wiltshire Regiment. They fought with distinction in the 1st and 2nd World Wars and then in 1959 they were amalgamated with the Royal Berkshires to form the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment.

1969, Leo Cooper, , 085052007X,< K-02>,147pp illustrations, Good in darkened cover. , ,
Subject...Regimental & Unit Histories - Famous Regiments
Web No. 33174-02..............................£9.00 

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