Straight on for Tokyo: The War History of the 2nd Battalion, the Dorsetshire Regiment, 54th Foot, 1939-1948 :: Lieut. Col. O. G. W. White soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1948, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Figures; Plans of battle; Black & white photographs; Maps; Colour frontispiece; Roll of honour; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Glossary; Appendices (6);
From the cover: Lt.-Col. White, writes General Sir Montague Stopford, in his foreword, has written of many things which should be of interest to a wide field of readers both in and outside the Army, as not only has he described the life of a battalion over a period of nearly eight and a half years, but he has explained how the technique of defeating the Japanese, the disease, and the climate, in Burma was built up Here is a story of a Battalion Odyssey from England through the operations which culminated…
Introduction by: General Sir Montague Stopford
Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper heavily repaired at the joins and much edgeworn. Leans. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xix) 425 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Military catalogue?