Titolo: SWIFT AND BOLD - A PORTRAIT OF THE ROYAL ...
Casa editrice: Third Millennium
(Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - General) The origins, characteristics and ethos of The Green Jackets culminating in their formation as The Royal Green Jackets in 1966. This richly illustrated book records the evolution of the Regiment from its illustrious forebears. The author examines the workings of the regimental system, including the part played by the Regimental HQ, the Royal Green Jackets Association, the Volunteers and the Cadets and goes on to cover the regiment's contribution to counter-insurgency in the Far East, to the long campaign in Northern Ireland, and service in the Cold War period. With a foreword by Field Marshall The Lord Bramall. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Third Millennium) (ISBN: 9781903942697) (Pagination: Large format, 192pp, c500 colour & b/w images) (Condition: New) UL-XXXXXX. Codice inventario libreria 35795-01
Riassunto: "Swift and Bold" is richly illustrated portrait of the regiment, including the part played by the Regimental HQ, the Royal Green Jackets Association, the Volunteers and the Cadets. Further chapters take cover the contribution made by The Royal Green Jackets to counter-insurgency in the Far East, to the long campaign in Northern Ireland, and service in the Cold War period. Written by insiders with first-hand knowledge of the Regiment, and containing more than 250 images, this is a unique milestone publication that every Rifleman, past, present and future, will want to own, whether to remember his time in The Royal Green Jackets or as a reminder of the exceptional heritage they represent.
Recensione: "A glorious story ... this is not so much a detailed history as a richly illustrated portrait" Soldier Magazine
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