By Major Mylne MBE
This Regiment was once outfitted with Sherman Tanks and the narrative describes their strengthen from Meiktila to Rangoon.Well written, with sturdy aspect and with many references to individuals.The maps are such a lot useful in aiding the narrative.Honour and Awards (all ranks) and checklist of officials who served within the crusade.
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This Regiment was once outfitted with Sherman Tanks and the narrative describes their develop from Meiktila to Rangoon. good written, with reliable aspect and with many references to members. The maps are so much precious in helping the narrative. Honour and Awards (all ranks) and checklist of officials who served within the crusade.
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Additional info for An Account of the Operations in Burma Carried out by Probyn's Horse. During February, March & April 1945
A. Harris, OBE, DSC, Royal Marines Lieutenant Commander Mike Horndern, Royal Navy Mr Ronald G. Jordan, an armourer with No. 800 Squadron 1940 Major Alan M. Marsh, Royal Marines Lieutenant Commander H. A. Monks, DSM, Royal Navy Major R. T. Partridge, DSO, Royal Marines Mr R. S. Rolph, BEM Mr Ken Sims, DSM Lieutenant Commander David Webb, Royal Navy Mr Roy Stevens, armourer, RAF. Also my thanks to the following very helpful people at the various repositories I visited and consulted: Commander Graham Hobbs, RN, FAA Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset Jerry R.
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An Account of the Operations in Burma Carried out by Probyn's Horse. During February, March & April 1945 by Major Mylne MBE