The Red Dragon The Story Of The Royal Welch Fusiliers 1919-1945.
Gale and Polden Ltd.
By lieutenant-commander p. k. kemp f.r.hiat.s., r.n. (rtd.) and john graves m.a. b.litt (oxon). with a foreword by general sir hugh stockwell.
4to. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. xvi + 414 pp. Bound in original dark blue cloth with red titles and block of regimental badge on front board, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has a sunned spine and a little edge wear. Edges lightly foxed and creased first free endpaper, with 1975 inscription; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by portrait frontispiece, by 16 black and white photographs and by 11 maps, including 7 in text and 3 folding. Detailed regimental history of the Royal Welch Fusiliers from 1919 to the end of the Second World War. It includes accounts of campaigns in France and Flanders with the evacuation from Dunkirk, 1940, Kohima-Imphal, Northern Madagascar, Arakan and from Normandy to the Baltic. Appendices list Honours and Awards, Allied Regiments, Colonels and Officers Commanding (including General Stockwell, who wrote the Foreword) Home Guard and Cadet Battalions and the Roll of Honour.
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