THE 3RD (KING'S OWN) HUSSARS IN THE GREAT WAR (1914 ' 1919).

Willcox, Lieut.-Colonel Walter Temple.


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John Murray, 1st ed., 1925. Xx + 387 pp., frontis., + 9 photo & other plates + 18 maps, 1 of which is fldg. Original blue cloth ; gilt armorial to front ; 22 x 14cm. Some blemishes to cloth & remains of some paper stuck to rear cover ; small bump to foot of spine & a little internal foxing mainly to margins o/w V.G. Signed Presentation Copy by 'Sergeant J. Caper, 3rd Hussars, 31.12.25' to 'F.S. Sgt. A. E. Williams' (in a different hand). The 3rd (King's Own) Hussars served with distinction throughout the First World War and earned battle honours at the following battles : Mons, Le Cateau, Retreat from Mons, Marne, 1914, Aisne, 1914, Messines, 1914, Armentieres, 1914, Ypres, 1914, 1915, Gheluvelt, St. Julien, Bellewaarde, Arras, 1917, Scarpe, 1917, Cambrai, 1917, 1918, Somme, 1918, St. Quentin, Lys, Hazebrouck, Amiens, Bapaume, 1918, Hindenberg Line, Canal du Nord, Selle, Sambre, France and Flanders, 1914 ' 18. This is their story, pieced together mainly from the Official War Diary as well as from a few private diaries. Illustrated with nine photographs and other plates and eighteen maps, one of which is folding. SCARCE.


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