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Osprey Elite 49 : The Gurkhas

There are few people in the world who have not heard of the Gurkhas, the legendary fighting men from Nepal. For over a century and a half these soldiers have faithfully served the British Indian Army and since the independence of India they form one of the largest contingents of the Army of India. They still faithfully serve the British crown but with retrenchment and reductions their units are fading out of existence. This book briefly covers the history of the Gurkhas and reviews the current units in British service. Their reputation for fierceness in battle is well deserved as is their cheery disposition and love for the tasks of a soldier. So honour the Gurkhas for the jolly fellows they are and the virtues they personify, loyalty, steadfastness in adversity, and athletic courage. Text and illustrations by Mike Chappell.

    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Regiments
  • Uniform and Ranks
  • The Plates

 

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