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The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regimental History 1741 – 1966

The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Regimental History 1741 – 1966

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The complete history in two volumes by George Elliott, 43rd and 52nd.

For the first time, a full history of this extraordinary regiment with its unique involvement in key historical actions from Quebec in 1759, through the American War of Independence - from Lexington to Yorktown, the Napoleonic Wars - culminating in the defeat of the Imperial Guard at Waterloo in 1815, Delhi in 1857, the rout of the Prussian Guard at Nonne Boschen in 1914 and the critical seizure of Pegasus Bridge on D-Day in 1944.

'A regiment never surpassed since arms were borne by men' - General Sir William Napier

Review:

'The first comprehensive history of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry to be published in over a century does not disappoint. Copiously illustrated and handsomely bound, it follows the story of the regiment's campaigns from the Seven Years' War to the Borneo Confrontation. Illuminated by the accounts of the regiment's many celebrated diarists and memorialists, george Elliott's narrative is a monumental achievement'. - Professor Ian Beckett

Only sold as a set of two volumes. Published 2022. ISBN 978-1-7396524-2-5.

 


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