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Author: Matthew Richardson
ISBN: 085052895X
Language: English
Pages: 224 pages
Category: Europe
Publisher: Pen and Sword; 1st edition (December 26, 2007)
Rating: 4.7
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FB2 size: 1980 kb | EPUB size: 1772 kb | DJVU size: 1830 kb
Sub: History

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A young professional historian and museum curator, Matthew Richardson has recently moved from Saddleworth Museum to the Isle of Man, taking over the Manx National Heritage Service. Author of the best selling Tigers, he was a contributor to Passchendale in Perspective and At The Eleventh Hour.

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Rather than being a conventional regimental history, Fighting Tigers instead picks out fourteen classic actions and campaigns fought by men of the .

Rather than being a conventional regimental history, Fighting Tigers instead picks out fourteen classic actions and campaigns fought by men of the Leicestershire (later Royal Leicestershire) Regiment. These are some of the actions in which the bravery and determination of 'The Tigers' shone through most clearly. The book also illustrates the bonds of kinship which within a family regiment such as the Leicesters are extremely strong, with several generations serving at different times, and surnames often recurring.

Author Profile Born in Leicester, Matthew Richardson graduated at Leeds University specialising in the history of The .

Author Profile Born in Leicester, Matthew Richardson graduated at Leeds University specialising in the history of The Great War. After a period as Assistant Keeper of the Leeds University Liddle Archive, he is now Curator of the Saddleworth Museum of Local History.

World Wars and on the history of the Leicestershire Regiment. he has published the following books: The Tigers and Fighting Tigers.

In this compelling new study of the disastrous 1940 campaign in France and Flanders, Matthew Richardson reconstructs in vivid detail the British army's defeat as it was experienced by the soldiers of a single battalion, the 2nd/5th Leicesters. These men typified the ill-equipped, under-trained British battalions that faced the blitzkrieg and the might of Hitler's legions. In addition to writing many magazine articles on military history, he has published the following books: The Tigers and Fighting Tigers.

The Leicestershire Regiment (Royal Leicestershire Regiment after 1946) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, with a history going back to 1688.

Электронная книга "The Tigers", Matthew Richardson This is the first major history of the Leicestershire Regiment in the Great war to be published since the 1930s.

Электронная книга "The Tigers", Matthew Richardson. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "The Tigers" для чтения в офлайн-режиме. This is the first major history of the Leicestershire Regiment in the Great war to be published since the 1930s. There are over 200 photographs, many from private collections, maps and several appendices.

In this compelling new study of the disastrous 1940 campaign in France and Flanders, Matthew Richardson reconstructs in vivid detail the British army’s defeat as it was experienced by the soldiers of a single battalion, the 2nd/5th Leicesters.

Rather than being a conventional regimental history, Fighting Tigers instead picks out fourteen classic actions and campaigns fought by men of the Leicestershire (later Royal Leicestershire) Regiment. These are some of the actions in which the bravery and determination of 'The Tigers' shone through most clearly. The book also illustrates the bonds of kinship which within a family regiment such as the Leicesters are extremely strong, with several generations serving at different times, and surnames often recurring. The book covers the Boer War, First World War, Second World War, Korean War and the 'undeclared' war in Borneo in 1963. The actions covered include Ladysmith and the Somme via the evacuation at Dunkirk to the jungles of Burma, and thence to the hills of Korea, along the way charting the characters and the commanders of various battalions, and chronicling the Honours and decorations which were gained.