The Rifle Brigade in the Second World War 1939-1945 (Hardcover)
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A full and detailed Regimental History of the war services of the two Regular Battalions along with the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th, which were originally formed from the London Rifle Brigade and the Tower Hamlets Rifles.
A Roll of Honour, Honours Awards down to MIDs, and 21 good maps complete this very good WW2 Regimental.
This Regiment's Battle Honours for the Second World War are impressive: Calais 1940, Villers Bocage, Odon, Bourgu bus Ridge, Mont Pincon, Le Perier Ridge, Falaise, Antwerp, Hechtel, Nederrijn, Lower Maas, Roer, Leese, Aller, North-West Europe 1940 '44-45, Egyptian Frontier 1940, Beda Fomm, Mersa el Brega, Agedabia, Derna Aerodrome, Tobruk 1941, Sidi Rezegh 1941, Chor es Sufan, Saunnu, Gazala, Knightsbridge, Defence of Alamein Line, Ruweisat, Alam el Halfa, El Alamein, Tebaga Gap, Medjez el Bab, Kassarine, Thala, Fondouk, Fondouk Pass, El Kourzia, Djebel Kournine, Tunis, Hammam Lif, North Africa 1940-43, Cardito, Cassino II, Liri Valley, Melfa Crossing, Monte Rotondo, Capture of Perugia, Monte Malbe, Arezzo, Advance to Florence, Gothic Line, Orsara, Tossigniano, Argenta Gap, Fossa Sembalina, Italy 1943-45.