HOOD BATTALION Royal Naval Division, Antwerp-Gallipoli-France 1914-1918

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A very fine unit history of one of the most colourful and unique battalions of the Great War. The Hood Battalion of Winston Churchill’s creation, the Royal Naval Division, numbered war poet Rupert Brooke, Prime Minister Asquith’s son ‘Oc’ and Bernard Freyberg VC – later a WW2 General – among its officers, and saw heroic service at Antwerp, Gallipoli, on the Ancre and at Passchendaele before its dissolution- job done- at the war’s end.

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