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The London Irish at War

A History of the Battalions of the London Irish Rifles in World War II

Author

London Irish Rifles, with a foreword by the Viscount Alexander of Tunis

Publisher

London Irish Rifles Old Comrades' Association, London, 1948
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Printing Details

Undated [1948]. First edition. Hardback bound in the original green cloth silver titling to spine and silver regimental insignia to upper board. 22 × 14cm, 222pp.

An illustrated history of the London Irish Rifles during the Second World War. The book begins with a Roll of Honour that runs to seven pages, followed by the regimental history, with a brief history of formation and early action and then on to training and action in North Africa, Sicily and Italy and on to the end of the war. The book ends with a list of honours and awards.

Condition

A good copy but with some wear. The green cloth is rubbed and bumped, with a light mark to the fore-edge of the front board which has a light sheen. The contents are in strong readable condition, with some light creasing to the page corners and finger-marking to margins and edges. The book is free from inscription.

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