The London Scottish in the Second World War 1939 - 1945

London: For the London Scottish by William Clowes and Sons, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. xix (1), 459 p. w/ 10 fold out maps, illus., appendices,. affiliated or connected units, index. A history of this British Army Regiment, drawn from members and ex-members of the regiment including many eye-witnesses. The First Battalion saw much action extensively in the Sicily and Italy, including Monte Cassino. The 3rd was initially an anti-aircraft unit, and defended London against the Blitz, and then was sent to North Africa, Sicily and Italy, where reduced Luftwaffe capability saw it designated a Garrison Battalion. The 2nd Battalion was initially in a home defense role, then acted training unit and remained in the British Isles throughout the war. Very good / good. Item #17853

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