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THE BLETCHLEY PARK ARCHIVE SERIES
by John Jackson
A new series of publications from the Archives of Bletchley Park. Bletchley Park was the “home” of the British code breaking activities in World War II. It was here that the German and Japanese radio signals were sent to be de-cyphered and then distributed to the Allied leaders and field commanders. The Archive represents a unique body of knowledge which now for the first time will be used to publish a series of monographs
Volume 1: The Secret War of Hut 3
At the end of World War II a history of the activities of Hut 3 was written by those who had actually worked in the Hut. The result was so sensitive that it was immediately given the highest security classification Top Secret - Ultra, it is only recently that this Official History has been declassified. This monograph is based on this publication.
Hut 3, was responsible for the processing of the signals once the code in which they had been transmitted, had been broken. They translated and annotated them and reported the contents to the Government departments and the commanders in the field. Hut 3, at its peak of activity had some 580 men and women working in it., which included 21 Americans. Hut 3 developed into an intelligence organisation the like of which had never been seen before. Their index systems, the technical expertise and research facilities were unique. This monograph explains how Hut 3 handled the signals they received, how their processing enhanced the value of the signals.
There are chapters on the Military, Air & Naval Sections, also the Duty Officers, Signals section, the Special Liaison Units, the German Book Room, Hitler’s Secret Weapons, the arrival of the Americans.
v + 119 pages, 234x156mm
ISBN 978-0-85420-114-3 Softback £22.99
THE BRITISH ARMY 1939-1945 21ST ARMY GROUP AND 2nd TACTICAL AIR FORCE ORGANISATION AND ORDER OF BATTLE
by Alan Philson
Volume 1 - 1 June 1944
The British, Canadian & Allied units assigned to 21st Army Group and 2nd Tactical Air Force as of 1st June 1944 - their equipment establishments and actual strengths. Headquarters : - Headquarters of the army group and 1st and 2nd armies, intelligence and liaison units, civil affairs. Armoured Units : - Armoured divisions, brigades, tank brigades, specialised armour, armoured car regiments, armoured regiments, tank battalions. Artillery Units : - Army Groups Royal Artillery, signal sections, field regiments, medium regiments, heavy regiments, super heavy artillery. Anti-Aircraft Brigades with their operations rooms, signal sections, heavy anti-aircraft regiments and batteries, light anti-aircraft regiments and batteries, searchlight regiments and batteries. Engineer Units : - Assault engineers, GHQ troops engineers, corps troops engineers, divisional engineers, LoC troops engineers, CRE works engineers; airfield construction groups, inland water transport Groups, port construction groups, port operating groups, railway construction groups, railway operating groups, mechanical equipment units, all down to company or section level. Signals : - 21st Army Group Signals, 2nd Army Signals, GHQ signals, air formation signals, Loc signals down to individual section level Infantry : - Airborne divisions, Infantry divisions, brigades, battalions, reconnaissance battalions, motor battalions, beach battalions, parachute and air landing battalions, commandos and special air service units. Supply and Transport Units : - RASC artillery companies and platoons, general transport companies, troop carrying companies, tipper companies, bulk petrol companies, bridging companies, supply depots, field Bakeries, field butcheries. Medical : - Hospitals, field ambulance, surgical, transfusion, hygiene units, dental units. Ordnance : - Ammunition depots, ordnance depots, ordnance field parks, mobile laundries etc. REME : - Artillery workshops, armour workshop, infantry workshops, recovery companies, light aid detachments. Labour : - Pioneer Groups and companies including specialist smoke companies, fire fighting companies, salvage units. Miscellaneous : - Provost and military police units, postal units, pay units. 2nd Tactical Air Force : -The organisation of 83, 84, 85 Groups with wing organisation and each squadron and associated ground units. Types of aircraft and squadron strengths and serviceability.
iv + 95 pages 295 x 210mm.
978-0-85420-430-4 Hardback edition £32.99
978-0-85420-431-1 Softback edition £19.99
Volume 2 : 26th June 1944
All British, Canadian and Allied units assigned to 21st Group and 2nd Tactical Air Force as of 26th June 1944 at the commencement of Operation Epsom with tank states of the armoured units..[To be published 2010 ]
Volume 3 : 18th July 1944
All British, Canadian and Allied units assigned to 21st Group and 2nd Tactical Air Force as of 18th July 1944 at the commencement of Operation Goodwood..[To be published 2010 ]
ORDER OF BATTLE OF THE LAND, SEA AND AIR FORCES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 30TH SEPTEMBER 1940
by Alan Philson
For the first time in over one hundred years United Kingdom faced the possibility of invasion from the continent of Europe . Many books have been written which cover this period in history but few give the order of battle of the forces of the United Kingdom in any detail. These volumes seek to redress that by giving the order of battle of all the services in as much detail as possible. Forces deployed overseas are included to give as complete a picture as possible but Indian and Dominion forces are only included where they serve in a theatre under British command.
VOLUME 1: Part 1 : Army
GHQ Reserve, Aldershot Command, Eastern Command, Northern Command, Scottish Command, Southern Command, Western Command & Anti-Aircraft Command, London and Northern Ireland Districts. The Corps & Divisions with their subordinate & attached units. The Overseas Commands : Iceland & Faroes, Gibraltar , Malta , Middle East, West Africa, Malaya, West Indies , China , Burma , and India
iv + 144 pages 7 maps
ISBN 978-0-85420-890-6 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-891-3 Softback Edition £19.99
VOLUME 1 : Parts 2 and 3 : The Royal Navy and The Royal Air Force
Part 2 : Navy
A comprehensive listing of ships of the Royal and Allied Navies - from Battleships to drifters, Fleets to flotillas. Home Fleet, Mediterranean Fleet, Orkneys & Shetland Command, Submarine Command, Rosyth Command, Nore Command, Dover Command, Portsmouth Command, Western Approaches Command, North Atlantic Command, East Indies Station, South Atlantic Command, America and West Indies Station. Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy , New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy. Allied and Free French Ships. Fleet Air Arm Squadrons and equipment
Part 3 : Royal Air Force
The Royal Air Force. Bomber Command, Fighter Command, Coastal Command, Balloon Command, Maintenance Command, Flying Training Command, Technical Training Command, Overseas Commands, Groups, squadrons, flights, training units and the ground units that support them. Types of equipment, numbers and serviceability.
295 x 210mm. ii + 120 pages 4 maps
ISBN 978-0-85420-892-0 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-893-7 Softback Edition £19.99
THE BRITISH ARMY 1939-1945 - WAR ESTABLISHMENT TABLES: NORTHWEST EUROPE 1944-45
by Gary Kennedy
In June 1944, 21st Army Group set sail for France with the objective of fighting its way from the Normandy beachheads across occupied Europe and on to Berlin. In the years since the end of the Second World War, relatively little detail has been published on the organization of the various formations and units that made up 21st Army Group until now.
This series will examine in detail the authorized War Establishments of every unit that formed part of the British Infantry and Armoured Divisions of 21st Army Group, as well as the specialist Brigades of 79th Armoured Division and the Tank Brigades. Each table will list the composition of the relevant unit, giving a breakdown of personnel by ranks and trades and duties, as well as its transport and weapons. Additional notes will also be provided on known deviations from the official structures outlined and where appropriate the particular types of vehicles and weapons used by units. The first six volumes cover the Infantry and Armoured Divisions, the seventh details the specialist Brigades of 79th Armoured Division, the eighth and ninth the Airborne Divisions.
Volume I: The British Infantry Division Northwest Europe, 1944-45: Headquarters of a Division, Divisional Headquarters Defence and Employment Platoon, Infantry Divisional Signals, Reconnaissance Regiment, Machine Gun Battalion, Headquarters of an Infantry Brigade, Brigade Headquarters Ground Defence Platoon and the Infantry Battalion.
295x210mm vii+ 138 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-961-3 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-966-8 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume II: The British Armoured Division Northwest Europe, 1944-45: Headquarters of an Armoured Division, Employment Platoon, Armoured Divisional Signals, Independent Machine Gun Company, Headquarters of an Armoured Brigade, the Armoured Regiment and the Motor Battalion.
295x210mm iv + 155 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-920-0 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-925-5 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume III: The British Independent Armoured and Tank Brigades and Corps level Armoured units, Northwest Europe, 1944-45: Headquarters of a Tank Brigade, the Tank Battalion, Tank Brigade Signals, Headquarters of an Armoured Brigade (May 1945), an Armoured Regiment (May 1945), Independent Armoured Brigade Signals (June 1945), Armoured Car Regiment, Armoured Car Regiment Signal Section and Forward Delivery Squadron.
295x210mm viii + 120 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-793-0 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-798-5 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume IV: The Divisional Field Artillery and Engineers, British Infantry and Armoured Divisions Northwest Europe, 1944-45: Headquarters Infantry Divisional Artillery, Headquarters Armoured Divisional Artillery, the Field Regiment, the Field (SP) Regiment (105-mm), the Field (SP) Regiment (25-pr) Counter Mortar Officer’s Staff (Infantry Division) and Counter Mortar Officer’s Staff (Armoured Division); Headquarters Divisional Engineers, Field Squadron or Company, Field Park Squadron or Company and Divisional Bridging Troop or Platoon.
295x210mm viii + 116 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-394-9 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-399-4 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume V: The Divisional Anti-Tank and Light Anti-aircraft Regiments, British Infantry and Armoured Divisions Northwest Europe, 1944-45: Headquarters, Anti-tank Regiment, Anti-tank Batteries (with variations for towed 6-pr and 17-pr guns and self-propelled 17-pr and M10 equipments), Headquarters, Light Anti-aircraft Regiment (Mobile), Light Anti-aircraft Battery (Mobile) and Light Anti-aircraft Troop (20-mm).
295x210mm viii + 146 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-968-2 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-969-9 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume VI: The Divisional Service, Medical, Ordnance, Mechanical Engineering, Provost and Postal units, British Infantry and Armoured Divisions and Brigades Northwest Europe, 1944-45: Headquarters of a Commander Royal Army Service Corps, RASC Divisional and Brigade Companies, Divisional Ordnance Field Park, Tank Brigade Ordnance Field Park, Headquarters Commander Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, REME Infantry, Armoured and Tank Brigade Workshops, REME Light Aid Detachments and Light Anti-aircraft Workshops, Divisional Postal Unit, Provost Company, Field Security Section, Battle School Cadre, Field Ambulance, Field Dressing Station and Field Hygiene Section.
295x210mm vii + 152 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-801-2-9 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-802-9 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume VII: The 79th Armoured Division, Northwest Europe 1944-45; Headquarters, 79th Armoured Division, 79th Armoured Divisional Signals; Assault Brigade, RE, including Headquarters Assault Brigade, Assault Park Squadron, Headquarters Assault Regiment, Assault Squadron, Assault Dozer Squadron, Assault Training Regiment; Flail Brigade, including Brigade Headquarters and Flail Regiment; Canal Defence Light Brigade, including Brigade Headquarters, Tank Battalion (CDL) and Tank Squadron (Type B); Armoured Personnel Carrier Regiment and Signal Troop; Brigade Ordnance Field Park (Special); Commander REME, Brigade Workshops (Special) and Light Aid Detachments (Special)
295x210mm vii + 161 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-791-6 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-792-3 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume VIII: The Airborne Divisions [Part 1] ;War Establishment Tables, Issue of Weapons in the Airborne Division, Airborne operations in Northwest Europe, Organization of the Airborne Division 1944-1945 Personnel and individual weapons summary tables, Vehicle summary tables, Additional notes on vehicles, Support weapon summary tables. Headquarters, Airborne Division, Airborne Divisional Headquarters Defence and Employment Platoon, Airborne Divisional Field Security Section, Airborne Divisional Signals. Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron, Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment, Independent Parachute Company, Headquarters, Parachute Brigade, Parachute Battalion, Headquarters, Airborne Divisional Engineers, Parachute Squadron, RE, Field Company, RE (Airborne), Field Park Company, RE (Airborne) Headquarters, Airborne Divisional Engineers, Northwest Europe, Airborne Squadron, RE, Northwest Europe Airborne Park Squadron, RE, . Orders of Battle, 1st Airborne Division, September 1944 Order of Battle, 6th Airborne Division, June 1944 and March 1945. Air Force Transport Squadrons assigned to the Airborne Divisions.
295x210mm v + 148 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-039-9 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-041-2 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume IX: The Airborne Divisions [Part 2] Headquarters, Air Landing Brigade, Air Landing Battalion, Additional notes on the Air Landing Battalions, Headquarters, Royal Artillery, Airborne Division, Air Landing Light Regiment, Headquarters, Air Landing Anti-tank Regiment, Forward Observer Unit, RA (Airborne), Additional notes on Airborne Divisional Artillery. Parachute & Air Landing Field Ambulances. Airborne Divisional Ordnance Field Park, Airborne Divisional Workshop & Air Landing Light Aid Detachments, REME. Airborne Divisional Provost Company. Mobile Photographic Enlargement Section (Airborne), Airborne Divisional Battle School Cadre. Additional notes on RASC units in the Airborne Division. Headquarters, Glider Pilot Wing & Glider Pilot Squadron. Glider Pilot Flight. Additional notes on the Glider Pilot Regiment. Additional notes on the Horsa and Hamilcar glider. Example load tables for the Airspeed Horsa glider
295x210mm vi + 162 pages
ISBN 978-0-85420-024-5 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-025-2 Softback Edition £19.99
THE BRITISH ARMY 1939-1945 TABLES OF ORGANISATION & EQUIPMENT : THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE 10 MAY 1940
by Alan Philson
This series takes the order of battle to a level of detail normally only found in the original documents produced at the time. It gives the actual tables of organisation of every unit covered in the order of battle. The series is based only on original source documents.
Volume 1: Outline organisation, Detailed order of battle of GHQ troops including unit strengths. War Establishment tables of units assigned to GHQ including: GHQ 1st Echelon, GHQ 2nd Echelon, GHQ Intelligence Corps, GHQ Movement Control, Military Missions, No. 11 Military Mission (Hopkinson), RAF No. 3 Air Mission (Phantom), Armoured Car Regt, Attached Signal Troop, Attached Light Aid Detachment RAOC, Army Tank Brigade, Army Tank Brigade Signal Section, Army Tank Brigade Company RASC, Army Tank Brigade Fd Ambulance, Army Tank Brigade Workshop, Army Tank Battalion, Armoured Reconnaissance Brigade, Armoured Reconnaissance Regt, Calibration Troop, Super Heavy 9.2 inch Rail Gun Battery, Royal Horse Artillery Regt, Army Fd Artillery Regt, Army Fd Artillery Regt, Army Fd Regt Signal Section, Medium Regt, 6 inch Howitzer, Medium Regt, 60 pdr Gun, Medium Regt Signal Section, Heavy Regt, 8” howitzer, Heavy Regt 9.2” howitzer, Heavy Regt Signal Section, Super Heavy 12 inch Road Howitzer Battery, GHQ (Artillery) Company RASC, Artillery Regt RASC Section, AA Operations Room, Headquarters of an AA Brigade, Attached AA Brigade Signals, AA Brigade Workshop RAOC, AA Regt (Base and Forward Defence) 3.7”, AA Regt (Base Defence) 3.7”, AA Regt Signal Section, AA Regt Section RAOC, Headquarters Light AA Regt, Light AA Battery, Light AA Signal Section, AA Brigade Company RASC, AA Brigade Company RASC, AA Regt Sections RASC, Headquarters of a Searchlight Brigade, HQ Searchlight Regt, Searchlight Regt Signal section, GHQ Troops RE, Army Troops RE, CRE(Works), The Excavator Company, Army Fd Company, Road Construction Company, Tunnelling Company (Railway), Workshop and Park Company, Boring Section, Anti-Gas Laboratory, Chemical Warfare Group, Chemical Warfare Company Fd Survey Depot, Army Fd Survey Company General Construction Company , GHQ Signals, Infantry Battalion (Higher Establishment), HQ GHQ Troops RASC, GHQ Troops Company, Supply Personnel Coy Supply Personnel Section, Bridge Company RASC, LoC Rail Head Company, Troop Carrying Company, MT Works Services Company RASC, Petrol Depot, Ambulance Car Company RASC, Advanced Depot Medical Stores, Mobile Bacteriological Laboratory, Mobile Hygiene Laboratory, Fd Hygiene Section, Motor Ambulance Convoy, Casualty Clearing Station, GHQ Troops Workshop, AA Brigade Workshop, Fd Cash Office, Cavalry Mobile Veterinary Section, Provost Company, GHQ Postal Unit, Military Prison, POW Camp, Advanced Stationery Depot, Printing Press, Reception Camp, Graves Registration & Enquiry, AMPC Group Headquarters, AMPC Company HQ, Labour Section, GHQ Section Salvage Corps, Mobile Bath Unit.
295x210mm. vi+170 pages
ISBN Hardback Edition 978-0-85420-930-9 £32.99
ISBN Softback Edition 978-0-85420-935-4 £19.99
Volume 2: Detailed orders of battle, including unit strengths of Corps units. War Establishment tables of units assigned to Corps not covered in volume 1, detailed war establishment tables of the infantry division and motor division. Corps Headquarters, Corps Section Intelligence Corps, Corps Employment Platoon, HQ Corps Artillery, HQ Corps Medium Artillery, Attached Signal Section, Survey Regt Royal Artillery, HQ Corps Troops Engineers, Corps Fd Park Company, Corps Fd Survey Company, Corps Signals, Infantry (Machine Gun) Battalion, Infantry (Pioneer) Battalion, Corps Troops Supply Column, Corps Troops Ammunition Company, Corps Troops Ammunition Park, Corps Troops Petrol Park, Pack Transport Company, Fd Ambulance, Army Fd Workshop, Ordnance Fd Park, Corps Postal Unit, Corps Salvage Unit, Infantry Division Headquarters, Divisional Section Intelligence Corps, Divisional Postal Unit, Divisional Employment Platoon, Mobile Bath Unit, Provost Company, Divisional Signals Unit, Divisional Cavalry Regt, Headquarters Divisional Artillery, Fd Artillery Regt, Anti-Tank Regt, Headquarters Divisional Engineers, Divisional Chemical Warfare Section, Fd Company, Fd Park Company, Infantry Brigade Headquarters, Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Company, Infantry Battalion (Higher Establishment), Headquarters Divisional RASC, Divisional Supply Column, Divisional Ammunition Company, Divisional Petrol Company, Fd Ambulance, Fd Hygiene Section, Motor Cycle Battalion, Motor Divisional Signals, Troop Carrying Company, Motor Division Ammunition Company, Motor Division Ammunition Sub Park, Motor Division Petrol Company, Motor Division 3rd line Petrol Section, Motor Division Supply Column.
295x210mm. v+155 pages
ISBN Hardback Edition 978-0-85420-936-1 £32.99
ISBN Softback Edition 978-0-85420-941-5 £19.99
Volume 3: Detailed order of battle of the Lines of Communication districts and units, including RAF ground and air units. War Establishment tables of units assigned to the LoC. Later additions to the order of battle and the BEF south of the Somme. Including, Order of battle of LoC area, Order of Battle North District, Order of Battle Le Mans Loc Sub Area, Order of Battle Boulogne Base Sub Area, Order of Battle Dieppe (Medical) Base Sub Area, Order of Battle Force K6, Order of Battle Rouen Base Sub Area, Order of Battle ‘X’ (Arras) LoC Sub Area, Reinforcement Depots state, Order of Battle South District, Order of Battle Cherbourg LoC Sub Area, Order of Battle Rennes Base Sub Area, Order of Battle Nantes Base Sub Area, Order of Battle Marseilles Base Sub Area, Order of Battle RAF units, Subsequent additions to the order of battle, Provisional and emergency units formed during the campaign, HQ LoC Area, HQ LoC Intelligence Corps, LoC District HQ, HQ LoC Sub Area, Base Sub Area Headquarters, HQ Medical Base Sub Area, St. Nazaire Garrison, Brest Garrison, Le Havre Garrison, St. Malo Garrison, First Class Fire Brigade, Third Class Fire Brigade, Forestry Company, Artisan Works Company, HQ Railway Construction & Maintenance Group, Railway Survey Company, Railway Construction Company, Army Troops Company, Stevedore Battalion, Headquarters Docks Group RE, Docks Section, Engineer Base Workshop, Engineer Stores Base Depot, Headquarters Transportation Stores Group & Depot, Transportation Stores Company, Transportation Construction Company, HQ Railway Workshop Group, Railway Workshop Company, Railway Mobile Workshop, Ambulance Train Maintenance Section, Headquarters Railway Operating Group, Railway Operating Company, Camouflage Factory, HQ LoC Signals, Telephone Switchboard Operating Section, LoC Signals Technical Maintenance Section, LoC Signals Line Maintenance Section, LoC Signals Construction Section LoC Signals Telegraph Operating Section, LoC Signals Despatch Rider Section, LoC Signals Wireless Section, Headquarters Railway Telegraph Company, Railway Telegraph Operating Section, Line Maintenance Section (Railway Signals), Air Formation Signals (Type A), Air Formation Signals (Type B), AA Regt Signal section, Army Observer Unit, Infantry Garrison Battalion (Overseas Defence), Equipment scale of 12th, 23rd and 46th Divisions, Infantry Base Depot, Infantry Base Depot Instructional Wing, General Base Depot, Base Supply Depot (Type A), Field Bakery, Field Butchery, Base Petrol Filling Centre, Bulk Petrol Company, Headquarters Bulk Petrol Storage Company, Bulk Petrol Storage Section, Motor Transport Heavy Repair Shop, Motor Transport Vehicle Reception Depot, Motor Transport Stores Depot, Reserve Motor Transport Company, LoC Motor Transport Company, Indian Army Units Organisation, General Hospital, General Hospital, Base Depot Medical Stores, Mobile Neuro Surgical Unit, Ambulance Train, Army Blood Tranfusion & Surgical Research Laboratory, Field Hygiene Section, Advanced Base Ordnance Depot Base Ordnance Depot RAOC, Ordnance Stores Company, Advanced Ordnance Workshop, Headquarters Base Ordnance Workshop, Ordnance Workshop Company, Port Workshop Detachment, Headquarters Base Ammunition Depot, Ordnance Ammunition Company, Armoured Corps Ordnance Field Park, Armoured Corps Workshop, Command Pay Office, Base Cash Office, Headquarters LoC Provost Company LoC Provost Section, Fd Punishment Camp Group Headquarters, Fd Punishment Camp, Base Postal Office, LoC Postal Unit, Advanced Air Striking Force Postal Unit, Foreign Labour Training Centre, “Prestataire” Labour Company, Headquarters Palestinian Company AMPC, Palestinian Section AMPC, Amendments to Volume 1, Amendments to Volume 2
295x210mm. vi + 135 pages
ISBN Hardback Edition 978-0-85420-761-9 £32.99
ISBN Softback Edition 978-0-85420-766-4 £19.99
Volume 4: Detailed War Establishment tables of the armoured division including. Armoured Division Headquarters, Armoured Division Section Intelligence Corps, Armoured Divisional Postal Unit, Armoured Divisional Employment Platoon, Mobile Bath Unit, Provost Company Armoured Brigade Headquarters, Armoured Battalion or Regt, Support Group Headquarters, Royal Horse Artillery Regt, Light AA and Anti Tank Regiment, Field Squadron RE, Field Park Troop, Armoured Divisional Signals Unit, Light AA/AT Regiment (WE II/1931/7/3)Motor Battalion, Headquarters Armoured Divisional RASC, Armoured Brigade Company RASC, Support Group Company RASC, Armoured Division Troops Company RASC, Armoured Division Ammunition Sub Park RASC, Armoured Division Petrol Sub Park RASC, Armoured Division Reserve Supply Park RASC, Armoured Division Workshop RAOC, Light Field Ambulance, Field Hygiene Section, Interim Organisation of armoured units, Amendments to earlier volumes. An operational history of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 12th divisions during the campaign.
295x210mm v + 144 pages
ISBN Hardback Edition 978-0-85420-010-8 £32.99
ISBN Softback Edition 978-0-85420-012-2 £19.99
Volume 5: Operational histories of 23rd, 42nd, 44th, 46th, 48th, 50th, 51st, 52nd Divisions, Beauman Division, 1st Armoured Division, 20th and 30th Brigades at Boulogne and Calais. The AA and armoured brigades of GHQ troops, during the campaign, casualties & equipment losses &c &c index to all volumes.
295x210mm, vi + 140 pages.
ISBN Hardback Edition 978-0-85420-025-2 £32.99
ISBN Softback Edition 978-0-85420-027-6 £19.99
Volume 6: Operational Maps. 51 coloured maps that illustrate the positions of British Army units from mid May to June 1940. From the Dyle to Dunkirk, and including Arras, Boulogne, Calais, Included are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 23, 44, 48, 50 & 51 Divisions, as well as 1 Armoured Division & Beauman Division as well as Artillery units on the Dyle, Escaut and Ypres-Comines area.
295x210mm, 51 coloured maps
ISBN Hardback Edition 978-0-85420-029-0 £37.99
ISBN Softback Edition 978-0-85420-032-0 £26.99
LOCATIONS OF THE REGIMENTS & BATTALIONS OF THE BRITISH ARMY : 1st AUGUST 1914 AND 1st SEPTEMBER 1939.
by Chris Kempton.
This reference listing has been put together with the intention of serving two purposes. Firstly to provide a straightforward locator for the regiments and battalions at the outbreak of both World Wars and to clarify the positions geographically on the maps, particularly in the case of India where a number of stations are not easy to locate, and secondly to give a brief overview of the relative strengths and state of readiness in August 1914 and September 1939.
145 x 208mm iv + 54 pages, 3 Maps
ISBN 978-0-85420-956-5 Softback Edition £12.99
THE SOMALILAND OPERATIONS. JUNE 1903 - MAY 1904.
by Major F. Cunliffe-Owen, with an extensive introduction by Chris Kempton
A brief but bloody campaign in the Horn of Africa . The extensive introduction by includes the VCs and their citations as well as the details of the Staff. The British forces included units of the British Army, with Indian and African units. There was also an operation under the command of the Royal Navy with units of seamen as well as elements from the Hampshire Regiment
145x208m xiv + 33 pages, 2 maps
ISBN 978-0-85420-951-4 Softback Edition £8.99
TACTICAL EMPLOYMENT OF MACHINE GUNS AND TANKS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
introduction by Shaun Corkerry
In this volume are reprinted three of the most significant British Army training manuals of World War One.
SS 192 The Employment of Machine Guns:
SS 197 The Tactical Employment of Lewis Guns,
SS 214 Tanks and their Employment with Other Arms.
Collectively the manuals deal with two of the defining weapons of the First World War. The manuals are reprinted in their entirety with enhanced diagrams and illustrations. There are many interesting details revealed including how tanks and machine guns were intended to be used in action, and the care and maintenance of machine guns, especially the Lewis gun. An interesting point is how much the limitations of new weapons, particularly tanks, were recognized at the time and how these limitations were intended to be tactically compensated for.
The introduction provides the historical context for the introduction and use of machine guns and tanks by the British Army, and gives background details of the formation and histories of the Machine Gun Corps and the Tank Corps.
210x295mm vii + 123 pages, tactical diagrams
ISBN 978-0-85420-302-4 Hardback Edition £25.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-307-9 Softback Edition £15.99
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TRAINING OF DIVISIONS FOR OFFENSIVE ACTION 1916 : INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TRAINING OF PLATOONS FOR OFFENSIVE ACTION 1917
Two of the most influential British Army training publications of World War I are published in this book. Instructions For The Training of Divisions For Offensive Action 1916 was originally published in December 1916 - these were the “lessons learnt” from the Somme Battles of that year. Here will be found references of the use of Tanks and Aviation. There is considerable emphasis on the role of Artillery and the need for it to closely co-operate with Infantry. The planning and preparation of operations is discussed in considerable detail. Concern is expressed on the increasing use of hand-grenades, as it was considered that this produced a defensive mentality, emphasis is placed on the use of the bayonet. The use of Infantry support weapons such as the Lewis Gun, Stokes Mortar and Rifle grenade, all of which had first appeared in 1915 are discussed, as is the Medium machine-gun.
Instructions For The Training of Platoons For Offensive Action 1917 was published in early 1917 with a number of diagrams illustrating aspects of the platoon’s role in battle. This publication makes it very clear that the platoon was the “ultimate unit” in the assault. The platoon was considered a self contained tactical unit. The principle of “fire and movement” with the platoon sections equipped with specific weapons to carry out the roles is illustrated. In addition to the tactical instructions there is also a platoon training programme to be used when the unit was not in the front line. The diagrams that appeared in this publication have been re-drawn with the various elements reproduced in colour to enable the reader to clearly see the various sub-units of the platoon, how they were equipped and their use in different types of fighting.
In addition Shaun Corkerry has written an extensive introduction on the Training and Tactics of the British Army in France during World War I together with a bibliography and notes, this explains the development of British tactics during the war and demonstrated how such tactics were developed in the face of the problems faced by the field armies in the trenches.
210x295mm xiv + 112 pages + 10 pages coloured diagrams
ISBN 978-0-85420-245-4 Hardback Edition £25.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-250-8 Softback Edition £15.99
KAFIR WAR OF 1834-1835
by C Andrews
One of the very few eyewitness accounts of this “frontier” war in South Africa. The author was the military secretary to Colonel Harry Smith during the conflict. Smith was a hero of the Peninsular War who later became Governor of South Africa. During the Kafir War 1834-5 he was Chief of Staff to General D’Urban. Operations took place over three months leading to the Kafir defeat and the death of their leader.
145 x 208mm 55 pages, map
ISBN 978-0-85420-145-7 Hardback Edition £19.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-150-1 Softback Edition £9.99
LINEAGE OF THE REGIMENTS OF THE BRITISH ARMY
by Anthony Baker
The Lineage of the Cavalry, Yeomanry, Infantry Regiments and the Artillery of the British Army from the 1690s to the present. The information is presented in an easy to follow way on large fold-out tables. The raisings, retitling, disbandments and amalgamations are all shown as well as the associated Militia, Volunteer and Territorial units of each Regiment. In addition there is a chronological record of each Regiment as well as details of its movements, and other significant facts. The Regiments’ nicknames, marches, mottos, cap badges, insignia, anniversaries, allied formations as well as their Battle Honours and non honoured battles are also included.
Volume 1 Cavalry : Cavalry Regiments, Named Regiments, Numbered Regiments - Includes The Royal Tank Regiments, The Household Cavalry Regiment, 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, The Royal Dragoon Guards, The Queen’s Royal Hussars, The Queen’s Royal Lancers, The King’s Royal Hussars, The Light Dragoons, The Royal Tank Regiment, The Life Guards, The Blues and Royals, The Royal Horse Guards, 1st King’s Dragoon Guards, The Queen’s Bays, 3rd Carabiniers, Dragoon Guards, 3rd Dragoon Guards, 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards, 4th/7th Dragoon Guards, 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, The Carabiniers, 7th Dragoon Guards, 1st The Royal Dragoons, The Royal Scots Greys, The Queen’s Own Hussars, 3rd The King’s Own Hussars, The Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars, 4th Queen’s Own Hussars, 16th/5th Lancers, 5th Royal Irish Lancers, The Inniskillings, 7th Queen’s Own Hussars, 8th King’s Royal Irish Hussars, 9th/2th Royal Lancers, 9th Queen’s Royal Lancers, The Royal Hussars, 10th Royal Hussars, 11th Hussars, 12th Royal Lancers, 13th/18th Hussars, 13th Hussars, 14th/20th Hussars, 14th King’s Hussars, 15th /19th Hussars, 15th The King’s Hussars, 16th The Queen’s Lancers, 17th/21st Lancers, 17th Lancers, 18th Royal Hussars, 19th Royal Hussars, 20th Hussars, 21st Lancers, 22nd Dragoons, 23rd Hussars, 24th Lancers, 25th Dragoons, 26th Hussars, 27th Lancers, 28th Light Dragoons, 29th Light Dragoons, 30th Light Dragoons, 31st Light Dragoons, 32nd Light Dragoons, 33rd Light Dragoons, Regiments Royal Tank Regiment, Regiments Royal Armoured Corps, Reconnaissance Regiments Royal Armoured Corps - Indices include the Cavalry Regiments, Named Regiments, and Numbered Regiments.
210x295mm viii + 205 pages + 14 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 987-0-85420-169-3 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-149-5 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 2 Yeomanry : Named Regiments, Named Troops - Includes The Royal Yeomanry, The Queen’s Own Mercian Yeomanry, The Royal Wessex Yeomanry, The Queen’s Own Yeomanry, The Scottish Yeomanry, The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, The Warwickshire Yeomanry, The Yorkshire Hussars, The Nottinghamshire Yeomanry, The Staffordshire Yeomanry, The Shropshire Yeomanry, The Ayrshire Yeomanry, The Cheshire Yeomanry, The Queen’s Own Yorkshire Dragoons, The Leicestershire Yeomanry, The North Somerset Yeomanry, The Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry, The Lanarkshire Yeomanry, The Northumberland Hussars, The Nottinghamshire Yeomanry, The Denbighshire Yeomanry, The Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry, The Pembroke Yeomanry, The Kent Yeomanry, The Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles, The Hampshire Yeomanry, The Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, The Derbyshire Yeomanry, The Dorset Yeomanry, The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, The Hertfordshire Yeomanry, The Berkshire Yeomanry, 1st County of London, The Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry, The Suffolk Yeomanry, The Royal North Devon Yeomanry, The Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars, The West Kent Yeomanry, The West Somerset Yeomanry, The Oxfordshire Yeomanry, The Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, The Lothians and Border Horse, The Queen’s Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry, The Lancashire Hussars, The Surrey Yeomanry, The Fifeshire and Forfarshire Yeomanry, The Norfolk Yeomanry, The Sussex Yeomanry, The Glamorgan Yeomanry, The Welsh Horse, The Lincolnshire Yeomanry, The City of London Yeomanry, The Westminster Dragoons, 3rd County of London Yeomanry, The Bedfordshire Yeomanry, The Essex Yeomanry, The Northamptonshire Yeomanry, The East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry, 1st Lovat’s Scouts Yeomanry, 2nd Lovat’s Scouts Yeomanry, The Scottish Horse, King Edward’s Horse, The Inns of Court Regiment, The North Irish Horse, The South Irish Horse, 44th / 50th Royal Tank Regiment, Fencible Cavalry. Indices include Named Regiments, Named Troops. Conversion to other Arms - Royal Tank Regiment, Artillery, Engineers, Royal Corps of Transport/Royal Logistics Corps, Signals, Infantry, Machine-Gun Battalions, Yeomanry Cyclists Battalions.
210x295mm vii + 151 pages + 13 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-0-85420-194-5 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-189-1 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 3 - Guards and Infantry - Part 1 : Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards, Scots Guards, Irish Guards, Welsh Guards, 1st Foot - The Royal Scots, The Queen’s Regiment, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, 2nd Foot - The Queen’s - 3rd Foot - The Buffs, 31st Foot - The East Surrey, 70th Foot - 2nd Battalion The East Surrey, 35th Foot - The Royal Sussex, 107th Foot - 2nd Battalion -The Royal Sussex, 37th Foot - The Royal Hampshire, 67th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Hampshire, 50th Foot - The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent, 97th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent, 57th Foot - The Middlesex, 77th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Middlesex, The King’s Own Border Regiment, 4th Foot - The King’s Own, 34th Foot - The Border Regiment, 55th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Border, The Royal Regiments of Fusiliers, 4th Foot - Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, 6th Foot - Royal Warwickshire, 7th Foot - Royal Fusiliers, 20th Foot - Lancashire Fusiliers, The Northumbrian Volunteers. Indices include Guards, Regular Infantry (Titles), Regular Infantry (Numbers of Foot), Regular Infantry (Early Names), Militia (Special Reserve) Regiments/Battalions, Rifle Volunteer Corps, Administrative Battalions (Rifle Volunteers), Volunteer Battalions, TF/TA Regiments/Battalions, TA Infantry Regiments (post 1960), TA Infantry Companies (post 1960). Conversion to other Arms - Royal Artillery Brigades (pre 1922), Royal Artillery Regiments - Field, Royal Artillery Regiments - Medium, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light, Royal Artillery Regiments - Heavy, Royal Artillery Regiments - Coast, Royal Artillery Regiments - Anti Tank, Royal Artillery Regiments - Heavy Anti-Aircraft, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Light Air Defence, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti Tank, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti Aircraft/Search Light, Royal Artillery Regiments - Search Light Regiments Royal Artillery, Batteries Royal Artillery, Battalions Royal Tank Corps/Regiment, Regiments Royal Armoured Corps, Battalions/Regiments Royal Engineers, Regiments Royal Signals, Units - Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
210x295mm viii + 190 pages + 10 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-0-85420-300-0 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-305-5 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 4 - Infantry - Part 2 : Includes The King’s Regiment, 8th Foot - The King’s Liverpool, 63rd Foot - The Manchester, 96th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Manchester, The Lancastrian Volunteers, The Royal Anglian Regiment, 9th Foot - The Norfolk, 12th Foot - The Suffolk, 10th Foot - The Lincolnshire, 48th Foot - The Northamptonshire, 58th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Northamptonshire, 16th Foot - The Bedfordshire, 44th Foot - The Essex, 56th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Essex, 17th Foot - The Leicestershire, The Cambridgeshire, The Hertfordshire, The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, 11th Foot - The Devonshire, 39th Foot - The Dorsetshire, 54th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Dorsetshire, The Light Infantry, 13th Foot - The Somersetshire Light Infantry, 32nd Foot - The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, 46th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Duke of Cornwall’s, 51st Foot - The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 105th Foot - 2nd Battalion The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 53rd Foot - The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, 85th Foot - 2nd Battalion The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, 68th Foot - The Durham Light Infantry, 108th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Durham Light Infantry, The Herefordshire Light Infantry. Indices include Regular Infantry [Titles], Regular Infantry [Numbers of Foot], Regular Infantry [Early Names], Militia [Special Reserve] Regiments/Battalions, Rifle Volunteer Corps, Administrative Battalions [Rifle Volunteers], Volunteer Battalions, TF/TA Regiments/Battalions, TA Infantry Regiments [post 1960]. Conversion to other Arms - Royal Artillery Brigades and Batteries [pre 1922], Royal Artillery Regiments - Field, Royal Artillery Regiments - Medium, Royal Artillery Regiment - Heavy, Royal Artillery Regiment - Coast, Royal Artillery Regiments - Anti-Tank, Royal Artillery Regiments - Heavy Anti-Aircraft, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Light Air Defence, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Search Light, Royal Artillery /Royal Engineer - Regiments Search Light, Royal Artillery Regiments - Search Light, Royal Artillery Regiment - Parachute Light, Regiments Royal Artillery, Batteries Royal Artillery, Battalions Royal Tank Corps/Regiment, Regiments and Squadrons Royal Engineers, Regiment Royal Signals.
210x 295mm vii + 173 pages + 16 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-0-85420-310-9 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-320-8 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 5 - Infantry - Part 3 : Includes The Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire, The East and West Riding Regiment TA, 14th Foot - The West Yorkshire, 15th Foot - The East Yorkshire, 19th Foot - The Green Howards, The Tyne and Tees Regiment TA, 33rd Foot - The Duke of Wellington’s, 76th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Duke of Wellington’s, 65th Foot - The York and Lancaster, 84th Foot - 2nd Battalion The York and Lancaster, The Yorkshire Volunteers, The East of England Regiment TA, The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 21st Foot - The Royal Scots Fusiliers, 71st Foot -The Highland Light Infantry, 74th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Highland Light Infantry, 25th Foot - The King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 26th Foot - The Cameronians, 90th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Cameronians, 52nd Lowland Volunteers, The Lowland Volunteers, 52nd Lowland Regiment TA, The Mercian Volunteers, 22nd Foot - The Cheshire, The King’s and Cheshire Regiment TA, The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters, 29th Foot - The Worcestershire, 36th Foot, 2nd Battalion The Worcestershire, 45th Foot The Sherwood Foresters, 95th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Sherwood Foresters, The West Midlands Regiment TA, The Staffordshire Regiment, 38th Foot - The South Staffordshire, 80th Foot - 2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire, 64th Foot - The North Staffordshire, 98th Foot - 2nd Battalion The North Staffordshire. Indices include Regular Infantry [Titles], Regular Infantry [Numbers of Foot], Regular Infantry [Early Names], Militia [Special Reserve] Regiments/Battalions, Rifle Volunteer Corps, Rifle Volunteers, Administrative Battalions [Rifle Volunteers], Volunteer Battalions, TF/TA Regiments/Battalions, TA Infantry Regiments [post 1960],TA Infantry Companies [post 1960]. Conversion to other Arms - Royal Artillery Regiments - Field, Royal Artillery Regiments - Medium, Royal Artillery Regiment - Heavy, Royal Artillery Regiments - Anti Tank, Royal Artillery Regiments - Heavy Anti-Aircraft, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Light Air Defence, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Search Light, Royal Artillery/Royal Engineer - Regiments Search Light, Royal Artillery Regiments - Search Light, Regiments Royal Artillery, Batteries Royal Artillery, Batteries Royal Artillery [post 1960], Royal Artillery Regiment - Named, Regiments - Royal Armoured Corps, Battalions Royal Tank Corps/Regiment Yeomanry Regiment, Regiments and Squadrons Royal Engineers, Regiment Royal Signals, Parachute Regiments.
210x 295mm vii + 179 pages + 14 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-85420-335-2 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-340-6 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 6 - Infantry - Part 4 : 18th Foot - The Royal Irish - The Royal Regiment of Wales - 23rd Foot - The Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 24th Foot - The South Wales Borderers, The Royal Irish Regiment, The Royal Irish Rangers, 27th Foot - The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal, 28th Foot - The Gloucestershire, 41st Foot - The Welch, The Royal Green Jackets, 43rd Foot - The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 49th Foot - The Royal Berkshire, 52nd Foot - 2nd Battalion The Oxfordshire and Buckingham-shire, 60th Foot - The King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 61st Foot 2nd Battalion The Gloucestershire, 62nd Foot - The Wiltshire, 66th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Berkshire, 69th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Welch, 83rd Foot - The Royal Irish Rifles / Royal Ulster Rifles, 86th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Rifles, 87th Foot - The Royal Irish Fusiliers, 88th Foot - The Connaught Rangers, 89th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Fusiliers, 94th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Connaught Rangers, 99th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Wiltshire, 100th Foot - The Leinster [Royal Canadians], 101st Foot - The Royal Munster Fusiliers, 102nd Foot - The Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 103rd Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 104th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Munster Fusiliers, 108th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 109th Foot - 2nd Battalion The Leinster, The Rifle Brigade, The Wessex Regiment, The Brecknockshire, The Monmouthshire, The Buckinghamshire, The Ulster Defence Regiment. Indices include - Regular Infantry [Titles], Regular Infantry [Numbers of Foot], Regular Infantry [Early Names], Militia [Special Reserve] Regiments/Battalions, Rifle Volunteer Corps, Administrative Battalions [Rifle Volunteers], Volunteer Battalions, TF/TA Regiments/Battalions, TA Infantry Regiments [post 1960]. Conversion to other Arms - Royal Artillery Brigades and Batteries [pre 1922], Royal Artillery Regiments - Field, Royal Artillery Regiments - Medium, Royal Artillery Regiment - Heavy, Royal Artillery Regiment - Coast, Royal Artillery Regiments - Anti-Tank, Royal Artillery Regiments - Heavy Anti-Aircraft, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Light Air Defence, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Search Light, Royal Artillery /Royal Engineer - Regiments Search Light, Royal Artillery Regiments - Search Light, Royal Artillery Regiment - Parachute Light Regiments Royal Artillery, Batteries Royal Artillery, Battalions Royal Tank Corps/Regiment, Regiments and Squadrons Royal Engineers, Regiment Royal Signals.
210x295mm vii + 203 pages + 15 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-0-85420-016-0 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-021-4 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 7 - Infantry - Part 5 : The Lancashire Regiment - The Queen’s Lancashire - 30th Foot The East Lancashire- 40th Foot The South Lancashire - 42nd Foot The Black Watch - 47th Foot The Loyal North Lancashire - 59th Foot 2nd Battalion The East Lancashire - The Queen’s Own Highlanders - The Highlanders - 72nd Foot The Seaforth Highlanders - 73rd Foot 2nd Battalion The Black Watch - 75th Foot 2nd Battalion The Gordon Highlanders - 78th Foot 2nd Battalion The Seaforth Highlanders - 79th Foot The Cameron Highlanders - 81st Foot 2nd Battalion The Loyal North Lancashire - 82nd Foot 2nd Battalion The South Lancashire - 91st Foot The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - 92nd Foot 2nd Battalion The Gordon Highlanders - 93rd Foot 2nd Battalion The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - 110th to 135th Regiments of Infantry - 51st Highland Volunteers - The Lovat’s Scouts - The Liverpool Scottish - Indices include - Regular Infantry [Titles], Regular Infantry [Numbers of Foot], Regular Infantry [Early Names], Militia [Special Reserve] Regiments/Battalions Volunteers, Rifle Volunteers, Volunteer Battalions, Administrative Battalions [Rifle Volunteers], TF/TA Regiments/ Battalions, TA Infantry Regiments [post 1960], TA Infantry Companies [post 1960], Parachute Regiment. Conversion to other Arms Royal Artillery Regiments - Field, Royal Artillery Regiments - Medium, Royal Artillery Regiment - Light, Royal Artillery Regiments - Anti Tank, Royal Artillery Regiments - Heavy Anti-Aircraft, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Light Air Defence, Royal Artillery Regiments - Light Anti-Aircraft/Search Light, Royal Engineer / Royal Artillery - Regiments Search Light, Regiments Royal Artillery, Regiment Royal Artillery [Named], Batteries Royal Artillery, Royal Armoured Corps Regiments, Regiments Royal Signals.
210x295 mm viii + 126 pages, + 8 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-0-85430-236-2 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-241-6 Softback Edition £19.99
Volume 8 - Infantry - Part 6 : The London Regiment, The London Regiments TA, The Honourable Artillery Company, The Royal Gurkha Rifles, The Regiments of Gurkha Rifles, The Royal Marines, The West India Regiment, The Parachute, Regiment, The Commandos, The Special Air Service Regiment, The Army Air Corps, The Glider Pilot Regiment, The Channel Islands Militia, Fencible Infantry, Ephemeral Regiments [This listing is of all the Regiments, both Cavalry and Infantry that were raised, over 350, which were raised at times of European conflicts between the late 1600s and early 1800s]. Indices include - Regular Infantry [Titles], Volunteers - Early Titles, Rifle Volunteer Corps, Rifle Volunteers, Administrative Battalions, Volunteer Battalions, TF / TA Battalions, TA Infantry Companies [Post 1960], Militia Battalions, Officer Training Corps. Conversion to other Arms - Regiments RHA, RA Regiments [Field], RA Regiments [Medium], Regiments RA, RA Regiments HAA, RA Regiments LAA, RE / RA Regiments AA / SL, RA Regiments SL, RA Regiments LAA / SL, RA Batteries Siege, RA Batteries [Named], Battalions RTC / RTR, Yeomanry, Royal Signals Units. Indian Army - Infantry Regiments, Ghurka Early Titles, Ghurka Regiments, Gorkha Rifles, Gurkha Parachute Battalions.
210x295mm, viii +134, + 8 pages of fold-out tables
ISBN 978-0-85420-212-6 Hardback Edition £32.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-222-5 Softback edition £19.99
A GAZETTEER OF THE SECOND ANGLO-BOER WAR 1899-1902
by H and M Jones
The result of many years of painstaking research, drawing from Afrikaans, Dutch and English sources and archives, now published to coincide with the centenary of the outbreak of the war. Listing over 1800 locations from cities to farms, mountain ranges to individual koppies, major railway junctions to sidings where military activity took place. Each location is listed under the name used in the war, with details of its variations as well the name in present use. Each entry, giving equal emphasis to both sides, includes details of activity, military significance, and why the same location had a number of different names (ie Hart’s Hill, Inniskilling Hill, Terrace Hill, and Green Hill), there are 14 Rietfontteins, seven Nooitgedachts listed. Exact geo-graphical location is provided by reference to the 1:250,000 series of topo-cadastral maps published by the South African Government Printer, together with a note of the distance from the nearest large centre of population. Each entry contains reference to the main sources in English and Afrikaans, with notes on any relevant maps that can be found within them. This allows the researcher to follow up an initial enquiry with ease. Also included are appendices that detail the locations of all the actions where a Victoria Cross was awarded. Sites of Refugee Concentration Camps for both Black and Boer. Also there are indices that include Boer Commandos, British units and formations (including over 70 Cape, Natal and Transvaal units), as well as Boer and British personalities. For the first time this single volume will easily enable anyone wishing to find out what happened where in this war. An enormous amount of work and research has gone into its production. It is an invaluable reference work, not only for those interested in the war, but also the traveller and armchair tourist.
210x295mm 286 pages, maps.
ISBN 978-0-85420-180-8 Hardback Edition £45.00
ISBN 987-0-85420-175-4 Softback Edition £25.00
REGIMENTS OF THE BRITISH ARMY 1939-1945 [ARTILLERY]
by M Bellis
A comprehensive publication listing the Artillery Regiments of the British Army of the Second World War. Royal Horse, Field, Heavy, Named, Medium, Anti-Aircraft, Searchlight, Anti-tank, Light, Airborne, Parachute, Defence, Garrison, etc. Locations, superior formations, dates &c.
145x208mm. 123 pages, maps
ISBN 987-0-85420-124-2 Hardback Edition £19.99
DRIVER’S HANDBOOK FOR EXCELSIOR 98cc “WELBIKE”
The “Welbike” was devised to give additional mobility to British airborne forces in World War II. This very small motorcycle could be packed into the standard CLE parachute delivered container. After World War II a civilian version gained a brief period of popularity.
145x208mm. 33 pages, 12 drawings
ISBN 978-0-85420-195-2 Softback Edition £5.99
THE BOER ARMY : 1899-1902: A MILITARY HANDBOOK : The Organisation, Experiences and Methods of the Boer Army
by Anthony David Jones
This is the first detailed description of the Boer Armies to appear in English since the end of the war nearly 100 years ago. The author explains the background to the Second Anglo-Boer War and includes an chronology and the organisation of the Boer Forces. The historical background of the Commandos and the different command structures between the Transvaal and the Orange Free State. The war-time alterations and reorganisations by both States. The foreign volunteer units who served in the Boer forces. List of Transvaal Commandos and their strengths at the outbreak of the war, with Boer Orange Free State and Transvaal Order of Battle. The Boer Artillery, details of their guns and uniforms. Boer small arms, the types of rifles, such as the Martini-Henry, Lee-Metford, Guedes, Krag-Jorgensen and Mauser, and how and why they were acquired. The Boer in the field, his dress, and later in the war the wearing of captured British uniforms. The Boer method of fighting and the development of their tactics in the “guerrilla phase”. Also the Boer Commissariat and Medical Services are described.
ii + 90 pages, tables, ills, map 210x295mm
ISBN 9780854202355 Hardback Edition £25.99
ISBN 978-0-85420-240-9 Softback Edition £17.99