The Tigers

6th, 7th, 8th and 9th (Service) Battalions of the Leicestershire Regiment

Matthew Richardson

 
Date Published :
September 2000
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9780850527407
Pages : 288
Stock Status : In stock
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Overview
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"The Tigers' is the first major history of the Leicestershire Regiment in the Great War to be published since the 1930's. Weaving personal recollections with official accounts, it brings the character of the four battalions raised in Leicestershire in response to Lord Kitchener's call for volunteers vividly to life. The book contains information on every major figure in each

About The Author
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Matthew Richardson is Curator of Social History at Manx National Heritage. He has a long term interest in military history, in particular the First and Second World Wars. This is his eleventh book for Pen and Sword, and is the culmination of many years of study and research into the role of the Isle of Man between 1939 and 1945\. He is fortunate enough to have met and spoken with many of the contributors whose words appear in this book.

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