With over four years research, the author draws upon the regimental archives and journals, anecdotes, personal and official diaries, and a wide range of other documents and interviews. The book’s recurring themes are the changing nature of infantry soldiering, the constant battle of the Army to recruit, and the traditions and the oneness’ of an infantry regiment. Special emphasis and extensive coverage is also given to the 1st Battalion’s operational activities and to the Northern Ireland campaign in particular.
COLD WAR WARRIORS Story of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire)
Cold War Warriors is the official history of the Duke of Edinburgh”s Royal Regiment, from its formation in 1959 until 1994, when it became the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment,’ Special emphasis and extensive coverage is given to the 1st Battalion’s operational activities and to the Northern Ireland campaign in particular.