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The 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 now 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 honours listed in the book bear testimony to their extensive service. A series of full colour illustrations accompany the text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780850451962
ISBN-10: 0850451965
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 180mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Jun-1974
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - J.B.R. Nicholson

The 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.

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