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Circa 1945. Very good condition with no wrapper. Green cloth spine with no title, buff paper boards with pictorial onlay to front entitled 'From Normandy to Hanover June 1944-May 1945. B/w chapter illustrations. Boards lightly browned, pictorial onlay is lightly scuffed, despite this, a handsome copy - contents clean. [S]. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: THE STORY OF THE SEVENTH BATTALION THE ...
Año de publicación: 1945
Ilustrador: Stokes, L.R.
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Somerset Light Infantry, 1946. VG large-format HB in cream boards with green cloth spine, no dj. Coloured print inset on front. Ends of spine slightly worn. Inscr on ffep: "Cadet D Adams, Som L I, May 1946". 216pp with b/w illus and fold-out pictorial map by L R Stokes. The story of how the Battalion fought its way across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany "through the fog of war and the veil of censorship", over 11 months in 1944-45. Pages clean, bright & tight. Nº de ref. de la librería 66736
Descripción 1945. Large VG HB with green cloth spine, cream paper sides with colour ill. to front and no inscriptions. Just minor foxing to prelims but otherwise a VG copy of 216pp. incl. 2-page fold-out b/w frontispiece map & several b/w ills inside (21.5 x 28cm). Nº de ref. de la librería 17548
Descripción Seventh Somerset Light Infantry, Province of Hanover?, 1945. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 28 cm. 216 pages. A tab in the binding indicates "This book is for the Somerset Light Infantry, for the men of the Seventh Battalion and their next of kin. IT IS NOT FOR PUBLIC SALE." The original paper colored boards are a bit toned and the end papers show some foxing, but still a wonderful copy of this rare unit history. Nº de ref. de la librería 008687
Descripción Privately published; N.d, 1945. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 4to. Hardback. First edition. 216pp. One large folding illustrated map,a full-page b/w illustration, several smaller illustrations and two maps. A very full and detailed personal account of the operations of the Seventh Battalion The Somerset Light Infantry in World War II, covering the 11 months between their embarcation to France on 23 June 1944 and their wartime experiences up to the German surrender on 8 May 1945. Boards are cream paper with a pasted colour label titled ' From Normandy to Hanover June 1944-May 1945', with regimental devices. Spine has a green cloth binding. Front and rear endpapers have been removed but otherwise this is a Fine copy with no inscriptions. The original dustwrapper is present, but in poor condition, now with a removable film cover. It is illustrated as for the front board, with an extra small label - 'This book is for the Somerset Light Infantry, for the men of the Seventh Battalion and for their next-of-kin. It is not for public sale'. Rare. Nº de ref. de la librería 12362
Descripción [Privately Printed, Germany (Hanover?), 1945. 4to., First and Sole Edition, with several illustrations (one full-page) in the text and a folding map, free endpapers lightly spotted; original boards, printed coloured label incorporating battalion, divisional and army crests mounted on upper board; cloth back, boards mildly scuffed and age-marked, backstrip lightly frayed at head and tail else a very good, clean copy of a scarce unit history. With the printed exclusion slip ('This book is for the Somerset Light Infantry, for the men of the Seventh Battalion and for their next-of-kin. It is not for public sale') bound in facing half-title. Includes ROH, commanders and commanding officers, officers and warrant officers, and decoration and awards (with extracts from citations). The battalion formed part of 214 Infantry Brigade in Thomas's renowned 43rd Wessex Division. As part of Horrocks' 30 Corps the division captured Mount Picon, the key to Normandy, forced the crossing of the Seine, took part in Operation GARDEN, were the first British troops to fight in Germany, and turned the tide in the Reichswald enabling the Allies to close with the Rhine. IN THIS CONDITION, A SCARCE SURVIVAL. Sutcliffe, p.96; White, p.66. Nº de ref. de la librería 5528