The Holy Boys
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The Holy Boys

A History of the Royal Norfolk Regiment and the Royal East Anglian Regiment 1685-2010

Author:Diane Canwell
Dimensions:6" x 9.25"
Photos:150 illustrations
Publisher:Pen and Sword Military
Item No. 9781848842120

The Royal Norfolk Regiment is one of the oldest and most distinguished fighting forces in the British army. Its line of descent can be traced back for over three centuries, all the way from modern Afghanistan to Monmouth’s rebellion in 1685.Throughout these years, and many campaigns, the regiment has maintained a marked local loyalty and tradition which remain strong today. This sense of local identity is celebrated by Jon Sutherland and Diane Canwell in this highly illustrated history of the regiment which describes, in graphic detail, the exploits of Norfolk soldiers who have made a notable contribution to the British army in every major conflict the country has faced.