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Great Britain Army Light Dragoons, 6th

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Works: 17 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 2,686 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Military history  Historical fiction  War stories  Adventure stories 
Classifications: PR6063.A36615, 823.914
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Publications about Great Britain
Most widely held works about Great Britain
    Warrior by Allan Mallinson( file )
    10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
    The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make war on neighbouring tribes in the south of the country, he knows that matters are perilous indeed
    Man of war by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
    While Matthew Hervey is recovering from malaria, his friend Captain Peto is at sea preparing the crew of his battle ship for war
    Warrior by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
    "The Eastern Frontier, Cape Colony, 1828. Xhosa tribesmen are making incursions across the border, threatening the stability of the eastern frontier. When Matthew Hervey is recalled to South Africa, he and his troop of mounted rifles come into conflict with Shaka, legendary warrior-king of the Zulu. It is an unfamiliar and deadly world."--From the publisher
    The sabre's edge by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
    4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
    In 1824, the Sixth Light Dragoons are still stationed in India, and the talk in the officers' mess is of war. The Burmese are increasingly challenging the Company's dominion, and skirmishes are becoming common on India's borders. A blaze looks set to flare, taking the surrounding provinces with it. With the threat of war on two fronts, British troops must intervene
    The sabre's edge by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
    When an Indian successor is usurped by an dangerous warmonger in 1824, British cavalry officer Matthew Hervey and his courageous troops set out to capture the usurper, who has taken refuge within an infamous fortress that has withstood numerous attacks
    A call to arms by Allan Mallinson( file )
    2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
    When Hervey rejoins the Light Dragoons, they are sent to India, unaware that a large fleet of Burmese warboats await their arrival
    A call to arms by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
    Matthew Hervey is charged with raising a new troop, and organising transport for India - for he, his men and their horses are to set sail with immediate effect. What Hervey and his soldiers cannot know is that in India they will face a trial for which they are ill prepared. A large number of Burmese war-boats are assembled near Chittagong
    Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
    Napoleon Bonaparte is dead, the Congress of Viennas work is done, and there is peace in Europe. However, in Portugal there is the scent of civil war in the air following the death of King John VI. Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to make an assessment and lend support to the Portuguese queen. His place on the expedition is secured with the help and influence of his new friend, Lady Katherine Greville. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories
    Man of war by Allan Mallinson( file )
    4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
    The place is England; the year is 1827. The brave and noble Matthew Hervey is waging a desperate and bloody war--the very honour of his Sixth Light Dragoon regiment hanging precariously in the balance
    A close run thing : a novel of Wellington's army of 1815 by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
    As the war against Bonaparte rages to its bloody end upon the field of Waterloo, a young officer, Cornet Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons, suddenly finds himself allotted a hero's role
    A regimental affair by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
    The year is 1817, and Captain Hervey has returned from India to an England in turmoil. The clamour for parliamentary and economic reform is bringing the country close to revolution. In the 6th Light Dragoons, things look grim, as Hervey and his new commanding officer are on a collision course
    An act of courage by Allan Mallinson( file )
    3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    Christmas 1826 finds Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons alone and a prisoner. He is locked up in the notorious fortress of Badajoz, with little means of outside communication. He must escape, but as Hervey lays his plans his thoughts return to 1812, when as a young cornet he was with Wellington's Peninsular Army. Having survived the terrible retreat to Corunna, Hervey and the Sixth had gone on to endure three more years of fighting'only to be stalled at Badajoz. But what Hervey cannot know, as he paces his prison cell fourteen years later, is that in Lisbon, his close friends-including the beautiful Isabella Delgado-are rushing to his aid. And the escape they plan is audacious in the extreme
    On His Majesty's service by Allan Mallinson( file )
    2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    The year is 1829 and Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey has been promised command of his regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. Before he can take up his post, however, there is a six-month assignment as an observer with the Russian army, an undertaking at the personal request of the commander-in-chief which Hervey feels obliged to fulfil
    The Nizam's daughters by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    A regimental affair : a novel by Allan Mallinson( Book )
    3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
    In 1817, Captain Matthew Hervey returns to an England on the verge of revolution over the need for reform and marries Lady Henrietta Lindsay, but his newfound happiness is threatened by the dark secrets and hatred of his commanding officer
    An act of courage by Allan Mallinson( file )
    2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
    Warrior by Allan Mallinson( Computer File )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make war on neighbouring tribes in the south of the country, he knows that matters are perilous indeed
 
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