By Captain Nigel Nicolson; Patrick Forbes
Aldershot   Gale & Polden
9.5" by 6.5" xvi, 256, xix; xi, 257-582, xixpp.
A smart two volume set of the first edition of this military history from the Second World War.
By Captain Nigel Nicolson; Patrick Forbes

1949 The Grenadier Guards in the War of 1939-1945

Aldershot   Gale & Polden
9.5" by 6.5" xvi, 256, xix; xi, 257-582, xixpp.
A smart two volume set of the first edition of this military history from the Second World War.
£135.00
: 2kgs / : 912T69

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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

Complete in two volumes. First edition. Volume one is illustrated with a colour frontispiece, nineteen images across eleven plates, and twenty-three maps, six of which are folding. Volume two is illustrated with a frontispiece, twenty-two images across thirteen plates, and twenty-two maps, eight of which are folding. Collated complete. A detailed military history of The Grenadier Guards, the most senior infantry regiment of the British Army, during the Second World War in which the regiment was expanded to six service battalions. Volume one focuses on the campaigns in North-West Europe, with chapters on the British Expeditionary Force, Normandy, the Pursuit to Brussels, the Battle of Nijmegen, Holland, through the Siegfried Line, and the crossing of the Rhine into Germany. Volume two contains information on the Mediterranean Campaigns, with chapters on the early struggles in Tunisia, the Anzio beach-head, Cassino to Florence, the Northern Apennines, and the last phases in Italy. Written by Captain Nigel Nicolson and Patrick Forbes of the Grenadier Guards.

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Int he original blue cloth binding. Externally, very smart with minor rubbing and bumping to the extremities. Minor fading to the spine with the odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with the odd small spot to the endpapers.

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