Shabash 149: history of 149th Regiment RA [Royal Artillery] 1939-1945 ~World War II ~ British Army ~ North Africa ~ Siege of Tobruk ~ Italy


Title: Shabash - 149: The war story of the 149th Regiment RA [Royal Artillery] 1939-1945

Author: E. W. Capleton / [Foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir Francis Tuker, commander of the 4th Indian Infantry Division]

Description: Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Faint blemish near foot of spine; top fore-corners lightly bumped (not affecting text block), else fine. Regional map endpapers. Interior is clean and unmarked. Two maps (El-Alamein & Cassino). Index. xix, 268 pages.

A detailed account of the activities of the 149th Regiment Royal Artillery in World War II, being a record of its action in North Africa and Italy, with about fifty pages dedicated to the Siege of Tobruk (Libya), also including information on its formation at Hoylake and training period. The 149th fought as part of the 4th Indian Infantry Division.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Printed by C. Tinling & Co., Ltd.,
Place: Liverpool, London and Prescot
Year: 1963

Keywords: 149th Regiment Royal Artillery, British, World War II, WWII, Egypt, Tobruk, North Africa, Italy, Siege of Tobruk, Libya, Western Desert campaign, 149th Anti-Tank Regiment, 4th Indian Infantry Division, British Indian Army, Lancashire Yeomanry,

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