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BAR modified Ammunition Belt By ASHER PIRT
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BAR(s) were sent to the UK by the US Government and it is likely that the web belts were sent with them. When this one arrived in the UK it appears to have been modified to be used with the standard... More > issue British Army 1937 Equipment. No reference has been found to an official modification so it is likely to have been a personal or unit level modification. No photographs have yet been found of this modified set of equipment in use. BARs were used by the Regular Army and the Home Guard.< Less
YEOMEN OF WEST SOMERSET: 1914-1918 By ASHER PIRT
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Asher Pirt has compiled a roll of those men who served in the West Somerset Yeomanry during the 1914-1918 War. Each entry includes the surname, initials and service numbers of the man. Asher has... More > tried included biographical details for most men including dates of birth, occupation and further career. Many Yeomen of West Somerset were commissioned and decorated. This is recorded in the book and where possible citations added to the text. Not all of the Yeomen survived the war and information about the casualty is included. The author welcomes feedback from readers.< Less
1 BRITISH AIRBORNE DIVISION PHANTOM By ASHER PIRT
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Asher Pirt has published a history of a small patrol from Phantom that served with the 1 British Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden. Phantom (GHQ Liaison Regiment) was a Second World... More > War information and liaison organisation with secure communications. Neville Hay, John Hobkirk and three other men were deployed to carry out specialised duties but ended up being the sole means of communications from the embattled Airborne Division at Arnhem. This publication is part of a wider research project into the role of Phantom in the North West Europe campaign. The author welcomes feedback from readers< Less
NAME, RANK and SERVICE NUMBER ONLY! By ASHER PIRT
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2 GENERAL HEADQUARTERS LIAISON REGIMENT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN By ASHER PIRT
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General Headquarters Liaison Regiment reported battlefield information straight to high level Intelligence and Operations Staff. This information consisted of everything a Commander needed to make... More > decisions to win the battle. All commanders need to be aware of up to date and accurate information on what is happening on the frontline. GHQ Liaison Regiment gathered information by sending patrols and by communications intercept of units engaged in battle. This history tells the story of the background to the formation of 2 GHQ Liaison Regiment. The hard work of the unit has not completely been recognised by historians of the Second World War and perhaps this helps fill the gap in our knowledge. During the War the unit was greatly appreciated by all Allied unit in the Mediterranean and North West Europe campaigns. Without the service provided by the unit the Allies would have struggled to win the War.< Less
GHQ Liaison Regiment - Operation Buckland By ASHER PIRT
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GHQ Liaison Regiment was a specialist Second World War unit better known by its codename 'Phantom'. It was responsible for keeping the Commander-in-Chief aware of the battlefield situation.... More > Information from the battlefield bypassed normal channels of communications by using their own special secure Wireless net. In this book, the role of GHQ Liaison Regiment in Operation Buckland - the final offensive of the Eighth Army in Italy - is examined in detail.< Less
Sidney Dick East By ASHER PIRT
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The story of Sidney Dick East; born in East Kent, but killed in action on the Western Front.
BAR modified Ammunition Belt By ASHER PIRT
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BAR(s) were sent to the UK by the US Government and it is likely that the web belts were sent with them. When this one arrived in the UK it appears to have been modified to be used with the standard... More > issue British Army 1937 Equipment. No reference has been found to an official modification so it is likely to have been a personal or unit level modification. No photographs have yet been found of this modified set of equipment in use. BARs were used by the Regular Army and the Home Guard.< Less
NOTES FROM THEATRES OF WAR No.11 By ASHER PIRT
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Notes from thestres of war is s series of Second World War Military publications prepared under the direction of The Chief of the Imperial General Staff. No.11 is the description of the Destruction... More > of a German Battery by No.4 Commando during the Dieppe Raid. Asher Pirt has copied the original from his collection for this publication and hopes it is of interest to the reader.< Less
THE HAPPY WARRIOR: MAJOR GENERAL G F HOPKINSON OBE MC By ASHER PIRT
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This is a short biography of George Frederick Hopkinson who was commissioned into the North Staffordshire Regiment during the First World War and served with distinction throughout his service until... More > his death as a result of enemy action while commander of 1 Airborne Division. He was awarded the Military Cross during the First World War and the OBE with Phantom. The author is working on an extended study so would be grateful for feedback.< Less