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Out of print book : SIGNED COPY ... Freddie Gough's Specials at Arnhem, an illustrated history of the 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squardron by Robert Hilton

Freddie Gough's Specials at Arnhem is an extremely well documented work on the 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squardron. The book has been written by Robert Hilton and compromises a well illustrated history of the Squardron from official records and personal accounts of former members.
The book features many previously unknown pictures and documents. The title of the book refers to Freddie Gough one of the 1st Airborne's elder officers and in charge of the 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squardron. As with all books published by Robert Sigmond this book in a high quality and publsished in a limited edition only.

As a former member of the Parachute Regiment and a Falkland War vetran Robert Hilton has been interested in the history of the British Airborne Forces since the late '70 and has been to the Arnhem/Oosterbeek area on many occasions. After buying a copy of 'Remember Arnhem' by John Fairley his interest in the Reconnaissance Corps was triggered with this book as a result.

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Out of print book : SIGNED COPY ... Freddie Gough's Specials at Arnhem, an illustrated history of the 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squardron by Robert Hilton

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A neat little set of a matching early embroided Royal Artillery Sergeants NCO's rank patches
This is a neat little set of a matching early embroided Royal Artillery Sergeants NCO's rank patches. These little canons were to wear just above the Sergeant rank stripes. This set in in a nice issued condition.

Code: 51236Price: 30.00 EUR


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A nice wartime embroided so called 'cash tape' Royal Marines shoulder patch

This is a nice wartime embroided so called 'cash tape' type Royal Marines shoulder patch. The shoulder patch is in a overal good condition.

Code: 51235Price: 20.00 EUR


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A neat little set of two formation patches to the 78th (Battle Axe) Infantry Division

This is a nice little set of two single printed formation patches to the 78th Infantry Division. The 78th Infantry Division, also known as the Battleaxe Division, was an infantry division of the British Army, raised during World War II that fought, with great distinction, in Tunisia, Sicily and Italy from late 19421945. Three members of the 78th Battleaxe Division were awarded the VC during the Second World War. Both patches are in a nice condition.

Code: 51234Price: 35.00 EUR


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A nice little matching and facing pair of local i.e taylor made '50/'60 Singapore District formation patches

This is a neat little set of a matching and facing pair of local i.e taylor made '50/'60 Singapore District formation patches. This set is in a nice issued condtion with some minor paper marks on the back.

Code: 51233Price: 25.00 EUR


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A nice and un-issued Scottish Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders formation sign

This is a neat example of a nice and un-issued Scottish Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders formation sign. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed from 1881 until amalgamation into the Royal Regiment of Scotland on 28 March 2006. This example is in a perfect un-issued condtion.

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A nice un issued embroided The Hampshire Regiment shoulder title

This is a good example of a nice embroided serif type lettering The Hampshire Regiment shoulder title. The Hampshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, created as part of the Childers Reforms in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot and the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot.[1][3] The regiment existed continuously for 111 years and served in the Second Boer War, World War I and World War II. In the Second World War, the Hampshire Regiment had six battalions that fought abroad (the 1st, 2nd, 1/4th, 2/4th, 5th and 7th), whilst more battalions stayed at home. In 1946, due to distinguished service in World War II, the regiment was retitled as the Royal Hampshire Regiment. This example is in a perfect un-issued condition.

Code: 51231Price: 30.00 EUR


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A nice issued and mid war period standard British parachute qualification wing

This a fine example of a standard British made mid war period parachute qualification wing. The parachute qualification wing was introduced in early 1941 for everyone who had passed the Parachute Training school located at Ringway near Manchester Airport. These wings came in different shapes and sizes. The parachute qualification wing was issued after the soldier had qualified for them after 8 jumps. 2 from a balloon and 6 from a aircraft. This wing is in a nicely issued condition.

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A nice British made Canadian shoulder title to the Toronto Scottish

This is a perfect example of a British made, glue i.e paste backing Canadian shoulder title to the Toronto Scottish. This unit was part of the 2nd Infantry Division and are well known for their actions in Normandy and Holland. During the Second World War, the regiment mobilized a machine gun battalion for the 1st Canadian Division. Following a reorganization early in 1940, the battalion was reassigned to the 2nd Canadian Division, where it operated as a Support Battalion, providing machine-gun detachments for the Operation Jubilee force at Dieppe in 1942, and then with an additional company of mortars, it operated in support of the rifle battalions of the 2nd Division in northwest Europe from July 1944 to VE Day. In April 1940,

Code: 51229Price: 30.00 EUR

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