Valour: A History of the Gurkhas

Valour: A History of the Gurkhas

by E. D. Smith
     
 

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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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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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A military history of the Gurkha regiments which served in the British army from the Anglo-Nepali War (1814-1815) through the Falklands War (1982) up to the present time. Authored by a decorated former Gurkha officer, the volume draws on a wide range of black and white photographs to tell the story of how the Gurkhas won great renown fighting the enemies of the Empire Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781862273825
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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