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- DescriptionThe Gurkhas have a long and distinguished service record. This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the Gurkha rifles. It traces the 19th Century origins of the w famous Gurkha regiments and also covers their service history during the Great Mutiny of 1857 and the 3rd Afghan War (1919). During the two World Wars the Gurhah rifles performed countless tours of duty and their regimental battle hours listed in the book bear testimony to their extensive service. A series of full colour illustrations accompany the text.
- Author BiographyThe late Colonel Nicholson served in the Indian Army and was a founding member of the Sealed Knot Society, along with Brigadier P.D. Young. He was a prolific and talented author who worked on a number of Osprey titles.
- Author(s)J.B.R. Nicholson
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication15/06/1974
- SubjectMilitary History
- Series TitleMen-at-Arms
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note48ill.(8col.).
- Weight179 g
- Width180 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine4 mm
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