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The Tigers : 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th (service) battalions of the Leicestershire Regiment

Author: Matthew Richardson, (Curator)
Publisher: Barnsley : Leo Cooper, 2000.
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"The Tigers is the first major history of the Leicestershire Regiment in the Great War to be published since the 1930s. Weaving personal recollections and testimony with official accounts, it brings vividly to life the characters of the four battalions raised by Leicestershire in response to Lord Kitchener's call for volunteers. The book contains information on every major figure in each battalion (including  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richardson, Matthew, curator.
Tigers.
Barnsley : Leo Cooper, 2000
(OCoLC)606300514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Richardson, (Curator)
ISBN: 0850527198 9780850527193 0850527406 9780850527407
OCLC Number: 59438616
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Kitchener's Army --
We band of brothers --
Forging a new brigade : training at Aldershot and on the south coast --
Foreign fields : France at last --
'Thou hast brought his strongholds to ruin' : the Battle of the Bazentin Ridge --
Gueudecourt : the Somme once more --
Force of arms : Fontaine and the Hindenburg Line --
'Go on, Tigers!' : the fighting at Polygon Wood --
Heroic resistance; desperate endeavour : the spring offensives --
No quarter asked or given : the Battle of the Aisne --
The final advance --
A land fit for heroes.
Responsibility: Matthew Richardson.

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