The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry 1939-45 :: E. G. Godfrey in collaboration with R. F. K. Goldsmith soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!
Upton-upon-Severn: Images Publishing, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Plans of battle; Ribbon markers (1); Chronological tables (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 1 st 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 situation,…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper sunned at the spine and a touch edgeworn with a slight pull to the head of the upper panel. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 452 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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