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WINDEATT, J.K., Lieut.-Colonel. The Devonshire Regiment, August 1945-May 1958. Aldershot: Printed by The Forces Press (NAAFI), 1980. Pp. (1),ii-v,(1),1-118,(2), + 3 leaves of maps. Extra-illustrated with six photographs relevant to the regiment and personnel. 8vo, green cloth with gilt regimental decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A survey of the activities of the Devonshire Regiment in following the Second World War, before its amalgamation with the Dorset Regiment in May of 1958. Includes information on the Regiment's efforts in Malaya, as well as in dealing with the Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya. Contents: 1. The Beginning of the End;2. 1st Battalion, November 1945-August 1948; 3. The Malayan Emergency 1948 -50: The Background; 4. Operations in Malaya 1949; 5. Operations in Malaya 1950; 6. The North African Sortie and the East Coast Floods 1952-53; 7. TheMau Mau Emergency 1953-55: The Causes; 8. Background to Operations; 9. Ope rations in Kenya 1953; 10. The Atrocities Witch-hunt; 11. Operatinos in Kenya 1954; 12. The End in Kenya 1955; 13. BAOR 1955-58; 14. Amalgamation 1958; 15. The 4th Battalion The Devonshire REgiment (1st RV) TA; 16. The Devonshire Regiment Old Comrades' Assocation.With the following appendices: A. Officers 2nd Battalion When Placed in Suspended Animation; and Regular and Shoirt Service Officers 1st Battalion Hong Kong 1947; B. Officers and Warrant Officers Kenya 1953-55; C. Honours and Awards Kenya 1953-55; D. Casualties Kenya 1953-55; E. Officers, Warrant Officers and NCOs in 1st Battalion May 1958. Acquisition note inked to flyleaf, else very good. 35.00
Title: Devonshire Regiment, August 1945-May 1958.
Publisher: Forces Press NAAFI, Aldershot, 1980,:
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