Light Car Patrols 1916-19

Light Car Patrols 1916-19

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Captain Claud WilliamsA• memoir tells, firsthand, what it was like to be a Light Car Patrol commander during the First World War, while Russell McGuirkA•s commentary provides the historical background to the formation of the Patrols and follows their activities from the British raid on Siwa Oasis to desert exploration and survey work and the Kufra Reconnaissance Scheme. Lavishly illustrated with original photographs from Light Car officers, this combined memoir and history provides a fascinating and informative picture of an unsung hero of the desert A the Model T Ford.Each was a second lieutenant in 1916; and each performed distinguished service with the Light Cars. Claud Williams, with the Pembrokeshire Yeomanry and assigned to No. 5 Patrol, was one of them. The other two were Edward Daviesanbsp;...

Title:Light Car Patrols 1916-19
Author:Captain Claud Williams
Publisher:Silphium Press - 2013-11-19


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