This regiment-by-regiment survey traces the origins and history of Scotland's fighting men, from their organization in the 17th and 18th centuries through to their participation in the campaigns in the Falklands and the Gulf. This book looks beyond uniforms and military hardware to reveal the traditions, character and individuality of the regiments of the Scottish Division, past and present. For each regiment, the topics covered include badges and mottoes, tartans and clan affiliations, battle honours, Victoria Cross winners, music, toasts and allied and affiliated regiments.
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From their organization in the seventeenth and eighteen centuries through to their participation in the campaigns in the Falklands and the Gulf.
For each regiment featured, details are given of:
• Regimental history
• Regimental badge and motto
• Tartans and clan affiliations
• Battle honours and Victoria Cross winners
• Regimental music and toasts
• Allied and affiliated regiments
This edition fully reflects the regimental amalgamations and other organizational changes that affected the Scottish Regiments in the early 1980s.About the Author:
Diana M Henderson is a serving office in the Territorial Army and the author of several books and articles on Scottish military history.
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Book Description Collins, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004700112