Famous Regiments of the British Army: A Pictorial Guide and Celebration

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As the amalgamation of all the famous regiments of the British Army is completed, this book is a timely reminder of past glories. More than 50 of the most famous regiments are featured--their battle honors, their badges, their most famous sons--and the stories of the actions of Victoria Cross holders. Dorian Bond reveals the history of these unique bodies of men, how the Glorious Glosters--the Gloucestershire regiment--were once known as the Slashers, after a Montreal magistrate's ear was cut off in 1764. Why does their ...

Famous Regiments of the British Army: A Pictorial Guide and Celebration 2009, History Press

ISBN-13: 9781862274730

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