Published privately by the 16th Battalion Durham Light Infantry Old Comrades Association in 1991, 84 pages. Paperback - c.15cm by 22cm (A23RWSO)
Comes with a loose leaf single piece of paper stored in the book, dated December 1991, thanking the person who had ordered the book. The note has previously been scrunched up and is thus badly creased all over.
This book was first published in Austria in 1946, and it provides a history of the Battalion during the Second World War. This edition is the 1991 reprint, and it includes an additional note by the Author at the rear of the book. The 7 fold out maps are present, and the contents include:
Foreword by Major General C. E. Weir
Foreword by Brigadier A. P. Block
Chapter I: England
Chapter II: North Africa
Chapter III: Italy
Chapter IV: The Middle East
Chapter V: Italy Again
Chapter VI: Greece
Chapter VII: Italy, Austria and The End
Appendix "A": The Roll of Honour
Appendix "B": Honours and Awards
Appendix "C": Roll of Officers at end of hostilities in Europe.
Appendix "D": Divisional, Brigade and Battalion Commanders.
Appendix "E": The Battalion "Officers Song"
The condition of the book is generally very good. The covers have some minor scuffs and blemishes, and light wear along the edges and corners, but the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.