Valour: The History of the Gurkhas (Paperback)

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Since the short and bloody war between Nepal and Britain in 1814-15, Gurkha volunteers, ever mindful of the their motto, 'It is better to die than be a coward', have fought and died for Britain, including in recent years in the Falklands, Afghanistan and Iraq. In the Second World War an astonishing quarter of a million Gurkhas fought aginst Germany and Japan. They have been awarded thirteen Victoria Crosses. Includes detailed appendices include all regimental changes and battle honours.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781862273825
ISBN-10: 1862273820
Publisher: Spellmount
Publication Date: October 20th, 2007
Pages: 192
Language: English