Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers

Volume V - 1918-1945, Part 2 - June 1940 - December 1945

Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley, Lt-Col Peter Crocker, The Late Lt-Col Richard Sinnett

A complete and exhaustive study of one of the British Army's most famous Regiments before and during the Second World War
Date Published :
May 2019
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Illustration :
profusely illustrated with b/w photos & maps
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781912390779
Pages : 1000
Dimensions : 9.75 X 6.75 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Part Two describes the expansion of the Regiment and its service in every theater of the war: Great Britain, NW Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, Italy, Madagascar, and the Far East. Its units included not only infantry battalions, but also antitank artillery regiments and a parachute battalion.

It ends where Volume VI picks up the story of the Regiment in 1945

About The Author

Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley served in the Army for 40 years. He commanded troops at every level from a platoon to a corps on operations in Northern Ireland, Belize, former Jugoslavia, Sierra Leone, the Middle East, Iraq and Afghanistan. He was Master of the Royal Armouries from 2009 – 2012 and the last Colonel of The Royal Welch Fusiliers. He holds three degrees including a PhD and has currently published 22 books. He is Visiting Professor in War Studies at King’s College London.

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