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Carel Birkby(Editor)

The Saga of the Transvaal Scottish Regiment 1932-1950

Published: Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1950

Edition: First Edition

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The Saga of The Transvaal Scottish Regiment 1932-1950. Edited by Carel Birkby.

The Saga of the Transaavl Scottish, is the story of the Regiment from 1932 to the end of World War II, and it particularily records its notable achievements in the campaign in Somaliland, Abyssinia and North Africa. In service in the field the Regiment earned distinction and its fine tradition has been enhanced. This distinction. however. was not without sacrifice.

The "Saga" can be commended as a proud story well told, and it will a high place in Regimental histories. It describes vividly the outstanding incidents of the campaigns as well as the humorous interludes, and it is well that these incidents should not fade out of memory.

Hardback without dustcover-original brown boards with gilt vignette to front board. Maps to endpapers.Frontispiece plus/Colours-Foreward- xxxii, plus 749 pages(751) detailed text.Many illustrations, fold outs, plans and diagrams, all in good order. Fold out Maps also in very good order. Front hinge needs tightening. Very clean copy.

  • Jacket Condition: Without Dustcover
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 19 X 24cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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