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MARCHING WITH THE TIGERS. THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1955-1975
Author: Goldschmidt, M.

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Pen & Sword Books 2009 Hardback 234mm x 156mm 384 pages b/w photos, 8pp colour photos.

MARCHING WITH THE TIGERS. THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1955-1975

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As the definitive final volume of the history of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment Marching with The Tigers covers events in that Regiment and its successor the 4th Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment over the years 1955-75. During this period the Battalions undertook overseas and operational tours in Cyprus Germany Hong Kong Borneo Aden Malta and Libya Bahrain and Northern Ireland. Supported by seventeen maps and many black and white photographs its lively text describes the Regular battalions' activities up to the disbandment of Tiger Company in 1975 the Territorial Army battalions' up to the disbandment of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment (Territorial) in 1971 the early years of the Leicestershire Companies in the 5th and 7th (Volunteer) Battalions The Royal Anglian Regiment the Depot the Museum the Regimental Chapel in the Cathedral and Affiliations. The final chapter brings The Tigers' History right up to the present day including Royal Tigers' Wood and the dedication of the various national memorials commemorating the Regiment. Its numerous appendices contain a wealth of information such as lists of Honours and Gallantry Awards (including Long Service and Efficiency Decorations and Medals) Colonels and Commanding Officers and of those who commanded other units and formations Late Entry Commissions and National Service Officers. Marching with The Tigers is not only comprehensive but lavish as well with the four Cuneo paintings the capbadges and the Colours all displayed in colour.

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Author Goldschmidt, M.
Publisher Pen & Sword Books
ISBN 9781848840355
Date of Publication 2009
Edition N/A
Binding Hardback
Book Size 234mm x 156mm
Number of pages 384
Images b/w photos, 8pp colour photos
Language English Text
SKU MBN10622

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