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Titre : Valour: A History of the Gurkhas
Éditeur : Overlook Pr, Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Date d'édition : 1998
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+
Edition : First Edition
178pp/illus/maps. A history of the regiments of Gurkhas who have fought in every war for Great Britain, including the Falkands campaign of 1982. They have won countless gallantry decorations including thirteen Victoria Crosses. Price clipped on dj. Clean. N° de réf. du libraire 008356
Synopsis : Their war cry of "Ayo Gurkha!" has caused terror on many battlefields ...Brigadier Smith's handsome tribute can only add to the Gurkha legend.' (Soldier magazine.) With over 100 photographs, many previously unpublished, this history by a Gurkha commander explains the unique relationship between the British Army and the fearless fighters from the hills of Nepal.
A propos de l'auteur: Brigadier "Birdie" Smith DSO served with the Brigade of Gurkhas in WWII and went on to command the 1/2nd King Edward s Own Gurkha Rifles in Borneo, Brunei and Hong Kong. This is the full, unique, and fully illustrated story of Nepalese service in the British Army, which includes the award of 13 Victoria Crosses.
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