Assault Division: A History of the 3rd Division from the Invasion of Normandy to the Surrender of Germany :: Norman Scarfe

Assault Division: A History of the 3rd Division from the Invasion of Normandy to the Surrender of Germany :: Norman Scarfe soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!

Staplehurst: Spellmount, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; Roll of honour; Glossary; Appendices (3);

From the cover: This is the story of a British Infantry Division from D-Day to VE-Day, written by a young artillery officer who established his guns on Sword Beach early that morning in June 1944 and who was still serving with them when they ceased fire at Bremen almost a year later.

The 3rd British Infantry Division, augmented by Commando units, by squadrons of swimming amphibious tanks and other unconventionally equipped armour, its own artillery mounted on the tracks of converted Shermans, begins its assault landings on Sword Beach with amazing punctuality at H-Hour, 07.25, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The proud members of the leading infantry brigade, 8 Brigade, were the 1st Battalion The S…

Introduction by: Michael Howard

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xvi) 288 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Military catalogue?

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