Gow, Michael.


1st ed., 1989. 206 pp., numerous photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 21 x 15cm. FINE. The author of this hilarious book enlisted in the Scots Guards in 1942 and retired in 1986 as Senior General in the British Army. From a series of anecdotes about the Guards Regiments themselves, there follow jottings from the author’s career and from stories he heard along the way. From carefree days in the ranks to the lofty heights of NATO Command, these jottings concentrate on the bizarre and humorous side of life in the illustrious Guards Regiments. With photos and cartoons.

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