Monty’s Northern Legions: 50th Northumbrian and 15th Scottish Divisions at War, 1939-1945 :: Patrick Delaforce

Monty’s Northern Legions: 50th Northumbrian and 15th Scottish Divisions at War, 1939-1945 :: Patrick Delaforce soon to be presented for sale on the impressive BookLovers of Bath web site!

Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Order of battle; Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; Appendices (2);

From the cover: This is the story of two British Army infantry divisions that were very highly regarded by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, and whose gallant roles in the Second World War deserve to be much better known.

50th Northumbrian or Tyne-Tees Division was recruited from Durham, north and east Yorkshire and later from the Scottish borders, Lancashire and Shropshire. It fought with the British Expeditionary Force in 1940 in the Arras counter-attack. In North Africa, the division went from Gazala, El Alamein and Mareth to Tunis and won an astonishing three Victoria Crosses. Montgomery regarded the division as one of his deser…

In the British Soldier at War series.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 218 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Military catalogue?


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