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Fighting Tykes: The History of the Yorkshire Regiments in WWII Charles Whiting

Fighting Tykes: The History of the Yorkshire Regiments in WWII

Charles Whiting

Published February 1st 1993
ISBN : 9780850523577
Hardcover
238 pages
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The authors, both Yorkshiremen, saw active service with the British Army during the wartime years, have described in meticulous detail the fascinating story of the campaigns fought by the Yorkshire regiments in the various parts of the world duringMoreThe authors, both Yorkshiremen, saw active service with the British Army during the wartime years, have described in meticulous detail the fascinating story of the campaigns fought by the Yorkshire regiments in the various parts of the world during the Second World War.This is not just the story seen through senior commanders, but experiences of the Tykes themselves. It gives a revealing insight into the terrifying reality of the battle front, of the surprising reserves of heroism, courage and humor. Bound by their experiences they epitomized that grim determination inherent in the very definition of that word Tyke