Books and other information

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There are several books that refer to the 51st Highland Division, although few mention the 1st L&BY. One regimental history exists.

The following is a list of books which will provide further information.

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Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike Soldier On: An autobiography (Foreword by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh): Peter Davies, London, 1973

Bradford, Andrew Troop Leader: A Tank Commander’s Story Escape from St-Valery-en-Caux: The Adventures of Captain Bradford

David, Saul Churchill's sacrifice of the Highland Division France 1940: Brasseys, an imprint of Chrysalis Books Group plc, London, 2004

Evans, Martin Marix The Fall of France, May-June, 1940 (Osprey Military): Osprey Publishing; illustrated edition (18 May 2000)

Delaforce, Patrick Monty's Highlanders: 51st Highland Division in World War II

Doherty, Richard None bolder: The history of the 51st Highland Division in the Second World War: Spellmount, Gloucestershire, 2006

Innes, Bill (ed) St Valery: The Impossible Odds: Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh, 2004

Kennington, Fred No cheese after dinner: With the 51st Highland Division from Normandy to Poland and back via hell 1940-1945: FL Kennington, Cheshire, 2004

Leslie C Hunt (2 Lt the East Surrey Regiment) The Prisoners' Progress
Linklater, Eric The Highland Division: His Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1942

Longden, Sean Dunkirk: the Men they left behind: Constable, London, 2008

Morrison, Charles We've been a long time in coming, boys Reoch, Ernest The St Valery Story (A new and authentic account of the last stand of the 51st Highland Division in France in 1940): Highland Printers Ltd, Diriebught Road, Inverness, 1965

Roderick, Grant The 51st Highland Division at War

Salmond, JB The history of the 51st Highland Division 1939-1945: William Blackwood and Sons Ltd, Edinburgh and London, 1953

Sebag-Montefiore, Hugh Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man: Viking (an imprint of Penguin books), London, 2006

Woolward, WA A short account of the 1st Lothians and Border Yeomanry in the campaigns of 1940 and 1944-45: The Lothians and Border Regimental Association, Edinburgh

Sixty Days that Shook the West