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image of WHERE THE HELL ARE THE GUNS?  A SOLDIER'S EYE VIEW OF THE ANXIOUS YEARS, 1939-44.

WHERE THE HELL ARE THE GUNS? A SOLDIER'S EYE VIEW OF THE ANXIOUS YEARS, 1939-44.

by Blackburn, George G.

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1997
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9780771015045
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. 439 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map end papers, B&w photographs. "(T)races the evolution of Canada's 4th Field Regiment from a motley assortment of ill-equipped recruits to the cream of the Allied artillery, more than ready to distinguish itself in the maelstrom of the battle for Normandy." Soft crease down spine,… Read more
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THE WOMEN'S ROYAL ARMY CORPS. FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.

by Bidwell, Shelford. Introduction by General Sir Ronald Adam.

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Published
1977
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First Edition
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9780850520996
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London: Leo Cooper, 1977. 141 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Introduction; Women in a World at War; With the Armies in France; Beginning Again; Back to Work; Two Hundred Thousand Women; Chronicles of Success; Service Overseas; Anti-Aircraft Command; The Corps Today. Three very small foxing marks on contents page and scattered light foxing on edges… Read more
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image of THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY.  VOLUME I.

THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY. VOLUME I.

by Irwin, Arthur Bruce. Foreword by General J.A. Dextraze. Introduction by Colonel N.A. Buckingham.

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1973
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Scarborough, Ontario: Military Badge Collections Inc., 1973. Three folding boards (12 1/2" H x 11" W), housing 60 facsimile cap badges of Canadian Army Regiments and Corps. The centre section contains stapled booklet (glued to the board by rear cover) with a foreword and introduction, followed by short histories of the Regiments/Corps - unpaginated (24 pp including both covers) -… Read more
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VICTORIAN SOLDIERS.

by Reyes, Luis, Investigacion y Textos.

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1987
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Madrid: Offset ALG, 1987. Card folder (9 1/4" H x 12 5/8" W) with decorated front panel, containing 8 colour plates (11 3/8 " H x 8 3/4" W) each showing multiple figures and 8 text sheets (11 5/8" H x 8 1/4" W) - **English text only**. The text sheets, one for each plate, give a short description… Read more
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image of FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION:  1940 TO THE PRESENT.  UNIFORMS ILLUSTRATED No 15.

FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION: 1940 TO THE PRESENT. UNIFORMS ILLUSTRATED No 15.

by Cadiou, Yves L. & Szecsko, Tibor.

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Published
1986
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9780853688068
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London: Arms & ARMOUR, 1986. 72 pp, 9 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "Each volume (in this series) offers a personal selection of photographs on a particular topic or theme, and the authors have taken pains to include rare or unusual pictures highlighting technical details, operational and 'in action' views, equipment and personnel -… Read more
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image of UNIFORMS OF THE ROYAL MARINES, 1664-1973.  EIGHT COMPOSITE ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLES STADDEN.

UNIFORMS OF THE ROYAL MARINES, 1664-1973. EIGHT COMPOSITE ILLUSTRATIONS BY CHARLES STADDEN.

by Stadden, Charles.

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Portsmouth: Royal Marines Museum Eight colour cards (5 3/4" H x 8 1/2" W) by Charles Stadden, depicting the uniforms of the Royal Marines from 1664 to 1973, in dark blue folder with crest, banding and lettering in red & white. The rear of each card gives a short note and numbered list, with captions, of the uniforms illustrated. The… Read more
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image of THE ROYAL MARINE POCKET BOOK.  PART I, II, III & IV.  COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET WITH PROMOTIONAL FLYER.  (PART ONE: INITIAL TRAINING / PART TWO: ORGANISATION /  PART THREE: RUNNING A DETATCHMENT AFLOAT, ETC. / PART FOUR: SEAMANSHIP TRAINING.)

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Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1945. 77 pp, 108 pp, 103 pp, 119 pp, - 4 volume set + four page stapled promotional brochure, 7 1/4" H. Colour plates, b&w photographs in V.I, b&w drawings/diagrams throughout. Part I. Initial Training - Contents: Brief History of the Royal Marines; The United States Marine Corps; The Regimental March of H.M. Royal… Read more
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image of THE LONDON REGIMENT:  PRESENTATION OF COLOURS BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK CVO ADC AT DUKE OF YORK'S HEADQUARTERS, CHELSEA, FRIDAY 25th JULY 1997 - COMMEMMORATIVE PROGRAMME.

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The Regiment, 1997. 48 pp, 11 3/4" H. B&w and colour photographs, reproductions. Contents include: History of Colours; The London Regiment's Colours; The London Regiment; Headquarter (Anzio) Company; Anzio; Order of Ceremony & Programme of Music; Presentation of the Colours; A (London Scottish) Company; B (The Queen's Regiment) Company; C (City of London Fusiliers) Company; D (London Irish… Read more
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image of MY LIFE STORY.  Plus: THE BRIGADE OF GURKHAS.  Plus: CARD.

MY LIFE STORY. Plus: THE BRIGADE OF GURKHAS. Plus: CARD.

by Limbu, Rambahadur, Lieutenant, VC - as told to Warrant Officer Class II Kulbahadur Rai. Introduction by Major C.E. Maunsell.

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London: The GURKHA WELFARE TRUSTS Unpaginated (20 pp), undated (c1978), 10" H. Signed on title page: "R B Limbu V.C. 12 Aug 78" then, in other hands: "Pipe Major 10 GR J. B. Rai / Pipe Major Yom Bahadur Gurung (QGE)". (GR = Gurkha Rifles / QGE = Queen's Gurkha Engineers.) B&w photographs. A short biography… Read more
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image of THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT, 1883-1933.

THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT, 1883-1933.

by Fetherstonhaugh, R.C.

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Published
1981
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Reprint
ISBN
9780969085300
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Fredericton, New Brunswick: Royal Canadian Regiment, 1981. 467 pp, 9 1/2" H. Dark blue buckram with gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/decoration on front board. Map endpapers, b&w photographs/reproductions, maps (fold-out), color plates. Contents: The Infantry School Corps; The North West Rebellion, 1885; The Corps Becomes a Regiment; Colonel Otter's Command; The Yukon Field Force; The… Read more
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image of GUN-FIRE:  AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE 4TH BDE. C.F.A. IN THE GREAT WAR (1914-18).

GUN-FIRE: AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE 4TH BDE. C.F.A. IN THE GREAT WAR (1914-18).

by MacDonald, J.A., Lieut., editor. Introductory by Maj.-Gen. A.G.L. McNaughton. Contribution by Hon. Capt. R.F. Thompson.

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Published
1929
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Toronto: Greenway Press, 1929. 264 pp, 9 1/2" H - dark blue cloth with red lettering on spine/front board, color pasted-on illustration. B&w maps, photos, drawings. Contents: Preface; Introductory. Book I - Part I. Mobilization; England; Arrival in Flanders; Trench Warfare; St. Eloi. Part II. Sanctuary Wood and Hooge; Courcellette; Regina Trench; Signal Communication; In… Read more
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image of THE GUNNERS OF CANADA:  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY.  VOLUME I. 1534-1919.

THE GUNNERS OF CANADA: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. VOLUME I. 1534-1919.

by Nicholson, G.W.L., Colonel.

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Published
1967
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1967. 478 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, fold-out colour maps. "Volume I of Colonel Nicholson's definitive work traces the story of Canadian gunners from the days when the French used transformed naval guns against hostile natives to the intricately planned artillery barrages of the First World… Read more
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image of BATTLE HONOURS OF THE BRITISH ARMY: FROM TANGIER 1662, TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD VII.

BATTLE HONOURS OF THE BRITISH ARMY: FROM TANGIER 1662, TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD VII.

by Norman, C.B.

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Published
1971
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Reprint
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9780715353981
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Newton Abbot: David & Charles Reprints, 1971. 500 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w maps, tables, plates. "(G)ives details of army battle honours from Tangiers, 1662, to the years of the Boer War. It recalls the glories of regiments which are now long gone, of famous battles like Blenheim, Mysore, Corunna, Sevastopol and Khartoum. Each section… Read more
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image of LA LEGION ETRANGERE: RECUEIL DE DOCUMENTS CONCERNANT L'HISTORIQUE, L'ORGANISATION ET LA LEGISLATION SPECIALE DES REGIMENTS ETRANGERS.

LA LEGION ETRANGERE: RECUEIL DE DOCUMENTS CONCERNANT L'HISTORIQUE, L'ORGANISATION ET LA LEGISLATION SPECIALE DES REGIMENTS ETRANGERS.

by Morel, Lieutenant-Colonel. Ex-Capitaine au 1er Regiment Etranger.

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Published
1912
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Paris: Libraire Chapelot, 1912. 146 pp, 9" H. B&w photograph. Table des Matieres - Premiere Partie: Apercu succinct sur la legislation speciale aux regiments etrangers; Deuxieme Partie: Renseignements sur le mode de recrutement du corps d'officiers de la Legion etrangere, sur la provenance et la situation militaire des officiers servant au titre etranger; Troisieme Partie: Organisation; Quatrieme Partie:… Read more
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THE SPANISH FOREIGN LEGION. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES NO. 161.

by Scurr, John.

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Published
1985
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9780850455717
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London: Osprey, 1985. 48 pp, 9 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps and 8 color plates of uniform studies. Contents: The Foundation - October 1920; Melilla, 1921-23; Xauen and Alhucemas, 1924-27; Asturias and the National Rising, 1934-36; Civil War in Spain, 1936-39; Ifni-Sahara, 1957-58; End of a Mission, 1961-76; The Plates. Interior - previous… Read more
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THE DEVIL'S DIPLOMATS.

by Operator 1384

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London: Hutchinson 286 pp, 8 3/4" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. No date (c1935). 10 b&w plates, including frontispiece (all present). "This book is not fiction. It is not even fiction with a basis in fact. It recounts only actual incidents in which I took part as an agent of L'Espionage… Read more
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image of BY SEA AND LAND.  THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS:  A HISTORY, 1942-1982.

BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.

by Neillands, Robin.

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Published
1987
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9780297790648
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. 269 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). 16 pages of b&w photographs. "(R)ecounts the story of the Commando units of the Royal Marines, during the first forty years of their existence, from the bloody baptism of 40 Commando on the beaches of Dieppe, in 1942, to the day when 45 Commando yomped into… Read more
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THE SOLDIERS OF LONDON. IMPERIAL SERVICES LIBRARY VOLUME VI.

by Barnes, R. Money, Major.

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Published
1963
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London: Seeley, Service, 1963. 376 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, color plates. "(N)ot only a military history of every regiment which was first formed in London, but also describes the uniforms they wore and the various changes and modifications introduced from time to time during more than three hundred years of service.… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE GREEN HOWARDS: THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE.

by Powell, Geoffrey and Powell, John. Foreword by His Majesty Harald V, King of Norway.

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Published
2002
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Revised and Enlarged Edition.
ISBN
9780850528572
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Barnsley: Leo Cooper, 2002. 316 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps, colour plates, uniform studies. "Raised in 1688 as 'Colonel Lutrell's Regiment of Foot' in response to the supplanting of King James II by William of Orange, there began three centuries of service to the nation with the regiment becoming one… Read more
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image of IN THE FINEST TRADITION.  THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS (CARABINIERS & GREYS):  ITS HISTORY AND TREASURES.

IN THE FINEST TRADITION. THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS (CARABINIERS & GREYS): ITS HISTORY AND TREASURES.

by Wood, Stephen. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel M.S. Jameson. Preface by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Norman Arthur.

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1988
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9781851581740
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Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1988. 160 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w and color photographs, reproductions. "Eschwing the traditional approach to regimental history, wherein battles are dissected and hoary anecdotes repeated, Stephen Wood tackles the subject from an alternative angle. Appreciating the quality and quantity of the possessions held by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers & Greys),… Read more
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