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Valour: A History of the Gurkhas

Smith, E.D.

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ISBN 10: 0879518170 / ISBN 13: 9780879518172
Editorial: Overlook Pr, Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1998
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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178pp/illus/maps. A history of the regiments of Gurkhas who have fought in every war for Great Britain, including the Falkands campaign of 1982. They have won countless gallantry decorations including thirteen Victoria Crosses. Clean. N° de ref. de la librería 008682

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Título: Valour: A History of the Gurkhas

Editorial: Overlook Pr, Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good+

Edición: First Edition

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Sinopsis:

Their war cry of "Ayo Gurkha!" has caused terror on many battlefields ...Brigadier Smith's handsome tribute can only add to the Gurkha legend.' (Soldier magazine.) With over 100 photographs, many previously unpublished, this history by a Gurkha commander explains the unique relationship between the British Army and the fearless fighters from the hills of Nepal.

About the Author:

Brigadier "Birdie" Smith DSO served with the Brigade of Gurkhas in WWII and went on to command the 1/2nd King Edward s Own Gurkha Rifles in Borneo, Brunei and Hong Kong. This is the full, unique, and fully illustrated story of Nepalese service in the British Army, which includes the award of 13 Victoria Crosses.

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