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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Beautifully illustrated with archive and contemporary images,Dr. Henderson's lively and informative text looks beneath the dry,technical descriptions of uniforms and military hardware to uncover the traditions,character,and individuality of the Scottish regiments,past and present.For each regiment featured,details are given of regimental history: regimental badge and motto;tartans and clan affiliations;battle honors and Victoria Cross winners;regimental music and toasts;and allied or affiliated regiments.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. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004700112