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D.L.I. AT WAR: THE HISTORY OF THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY 1939-1945
Author: Rissik, D.

SKU :- MBN14137

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Naval Military Press 2004 Paperback 352 pages maps & ills.

D.L.I. AT WAR: THE HISTORY OF THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY 1939-1945

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The Durham Light Infantry is not only one of the British army’s proudest and most distinguised units - it is also one of the best recorded. This book is one among several published by the Naval and Military Press chronicling the DLI’s many battle exploits and it tells the regiment’s story during the Second World War. The historycomes complete with a foreword by Field-Marshal Montgomery who often found himself commanding the DLI in many fields from Alamein to Germany via Sicily Normandy and Holland. Monty writes: ‘It is a magnificent Regiment steady as a rock in battle and absolutely reliable on all occasions’. This book tells the full and thrilling story of the regiment’s many battle honours which include Arras and Dunkirk in France in 1940 the western desert Tobruk and Malta Tunis Sicily Italy and Greece the Arakan and Kohima in Burma Normandy the Low Countries and Germany in 1944-45. The book has 20 maps 32 photographs and an index.

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Author Rissik, D.
Publisher Naval Military Press
ISBN 9781845741440
Date of Publication 2004
Edition Reprint of 1953 Original Edition
Binding Paperback
Book Size N/A
Number of pages 352
Images maps & ills
Language English Text
SKU MBN14137

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