MOUNTAIN AND FLOOD : THE HISTORY OF THE 52ND (LOWLAND) DIVISION 1939-1946.

Blake, George.


£60.00




Glasgow, 1st ed., 1950. Xx + 265 pp., 50 photo-plates + 4 fldg., photo-aerial views + 19 cold., & fldg., maps + ills., + e.p., diagrams. Original cloth ; gilt ; 22 x 14cm. 1 aerial view loose o/w V.G. In this history of the 52nd (Lowland) Division chapters cover Between the Wars. The Early Days. Adventure in France. Training for War. Land, Sea and Air. The Vanguard in Battle. Across the Scheldt. The Causeway and the Channel. Operation Infatuate. Holding the Line. Operation Blackcock. Towards the Rhine. 'Over the Rhine, then, Let Us Go'' Across the Dortmund-Ems Canal. Victory in Bremen. The End of an Old Song. Appendices cover the Order of Battle with Names of Commanders and Staff as at 3rd September,1939. Commanders, Heads of Services and Senior Staff Officers ' Outbreak of War to VE-Day. Order of Battle of 52 Div. and Nominal Roll of Commanders and Staff as on Arrival in B.L.A. and showing subsequent Casualties up to 5th May, 1945. Honours and Awards. The main narrative is profusely illustrated with 50 photographs, 4 folding aerial views, diagrams, plus 19 superb coloured and folding maps.


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