A War History of the Royal Pioneer Corps 1939-1945 :: Major E. H. Rhodes-Wood

A War History of the Royal Pioneer Corps 1939-1945 :: Major E. H. Rhodes-Wood soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!

Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1960, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white photographs (plates); Maps; Frontispiece; Appendices (7);

From the cover: When, in October, 1939, the Royal Pioneer Corps was formed, as the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps, it was the Cinderella of the Army, composed of reservists from a mixture of infantry and cavalry regiments, elderly volunteers of First World War vintage and militia men who in some minor degree fell short of the physical standard demanded of first line troops.<…

Very Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper worn at the edges with fraying to the spine ends and corners, slightly loose. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Previous owners’ name and date to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Navy Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xvi) 368 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Military Army catalogue?


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