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Offline Mickleburgh

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Re: New Book on Home Guard of Thanet
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2017, 12:05:11 »
Having now read this book on the Thanet Home Guard and also Ron Sitwell`s earlier `Defence of Thanet & East Kent` I really feel that I must commend the research that has gone into them. Absolutely fascinating and if you previously thought you already knew quite a bit about the subject you will learn more, I promise you. Highly recommended.

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Re: New Book on Home Guard of Thanet
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 15:46:03 »
Thanks for the heads up, I shall be buying for my Christmas reading.

Offline alysloper

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New Book on Home Guard of Thanet
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 13:12:37 »
I hope it's Ok to advertise this here but I have recently finished a booklet on the Home Guard of Thanet i.e. KT(6) Battalion of Kent Home Guard. It  draws together extant information on the unit plus the results of more recent research plus interviews with veterans. It contains many photographs of the units involved.

Prices at 7.99, it is available from the Thanet Military publications website (or me directly)
thanks

Ian

 

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