The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 1939-1945 :: E. G. Godfrey in collaboration with R. F. K. Goldsmith

The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 1939-1945 :: E. G. Godfrey in collaboration with R. F. K. Goldsmith soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!

Upton-upon-Severn: Images Publishing, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Battle honours; Plans of battle; Ribbon markers (1); Maps; Roll of honour; Glossary;

From the cover: The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry had a long and distinguished record of achievement dating back to the early eighteenth century. This book records the dramatic finale to the regiments active service the Second World War when its battalions fought bravely throughout some of the bloodiest campaigns.

The 1st Battalion was in India at the outset, from where they were initially deployed to Iraq. When Rommel broke through in North Africa, near Tobruk, they drove 2,000 miles across the desert to join battle with the enemy. Thrown into an already chaotic situati…

Introduction by: Daril Watson

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Top edge of the text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 452 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

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