DILEAS: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1929 - 1956 ( Regimental History / Allied with the Gordon Highlanders )( The Glamour Boys )

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-----------hardcover, red cloth, a solid Very Good+ example of a scarce book---in a FAIR only dustjacket with many chips and tears, old tape repairs on the verso of the jacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector ---laid into this copy is a program for the 48th Highlanders of Canada Presentation of Colours Parade May 18th 1991 Varsity Stadium, ---, 847 pages, b&w photos; numerous maps, contents include: Foreword; Preface ---The Decade of Militia Adversity; War and Mobilization; The New Regiment is Born; By Troopship to the Clyde; ---ENGLAND: i) Aldershot; ii) When all Seemed Catastrophe; iii) Foray to France; iv) Defending the Embattled Island; v) Into the Long Wait; vi) The Training That Made Them; vii) Last Days in England; War Organization in Scotland; Secret Convoy to Sicily; ---THE SICILIAN CAMPAIGN: i) Invasion at Daylight; ii) When the Heat Took Most; iii) Fist in a Left Hook; iv) Valguarnera; v) The Capture of Assoro; vi) Nissoria; vii) Regalbuto and Finito; Between Two Campaigns; Assault on the Toe; Pursuit Up the Boot; Volturara dn San Marco; Campobasso; The Capture of Torella; Brass Hats and Battle Break-Off; ---BLOODY DECEMBER: i) Success on the Moro; ii) A Brilliant Morning Glory; iii) The Saga of Cemetery Hill; iv) The Higlanders Outlank Ortona; Winter on he Arielli; On the Road to Rome; The Advance to Pontecorvo; ---THE HITLER LINE: i) First Day: The 48th Break Through Alone; ii) Second Day: The Fight from the Bridgehead; The Tents at Piedmonte: ---THE GOTHIC SERIES: i) Victory on the Metauro; ii) The Fight at the Foglia; iii) Between the Conca and the Marano; iv) Blood-Guilty Kestrel; v) Rimini is Won; The Battle of Diabolical Obstacles; ---THE BITTER LAMONE: i) The Assault Goes In; ii) Build-Up of the Bridgehead; Italy Farewell; Belgium and Germany; Victory Comes at Apeldoorn; Goalers to the SS; The Return and the Great Contribution; ---THE POSTWAR YEARS: i) Peace Under Soviet Threat; ii) The Regiment's Diamond Jubilee, ---MAPS: Itinerary Map - England, France, Holland, Germany; Itinerary Map - Sicily, Italy, Lower France; The Sicilian Left Hook; The Crossing of the Moro, and a Brilliant Morning Glory; "The Daring Gamble" - The Sneak Penetration to Cemetery Hill; The Defences of the Hitler Line; Advance up the Liri Valleya nd 48th Breach of the Hitler Line; Advance to the Gothic Line - From the Metauro to the Foglia; The Advance to Rimini; The 48th Highlanders' Successful Crossing of the Lamone River, The Liberation of Apeldoorn, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED --GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// ---sizes are approximate (generally within 1/8 inch)---

Title: DILEAS: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1929 - 1956 ( Regimental History / Allied with the Gordon Highlanders )( The Glamour Boys )

Author Name: Beattie, Kim; Foreword By Lieutenant-General H D Graham ( Howard ) / 48th Highlanders of Canada ( aka: The Glamour Boys )

Edition: First Edition

Illustrator: Charles Comfort Cover Art

Location Published: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: 48th Highlanders of Canada, 1957, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1957

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )

Jacket Condition: Fair (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 6.25w x 9.25h Inches

Type: Flap Not Clipped

Categories: Canadian History

Seller ID: 169001

Keywords: 1929 - 1956 ( regimental history / allied with the gordon highlanders ), dileas: a history of the 48th highlanders of canada