To the Last Round: South Nottinghamshire Hussars (Regimental Actions) Hardcover – 4 Mar 1996
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The book covers the regiment from just before the start of the Second World War to its defeat in 1942. It is a good social history of the men who served and is written from audio transcripts they made and which are stored in the Imperial War Museum. The transcripts are of the soldiers who were mainly the lower ranks and thus gives a real insight into the war for the "common" man. It is not a dry account about battles or tactics, just commented transcripts of how the men lived, trained and fought.
The book does not cover in any detail the tactics and general stratergy of the war in North Africa. It would be nice to have a little of background knowledge on why the regiment was placed and moved around the continent.
My father claims there are a few exagerations in some of the acounts - especially the one of some men getting drunk on the front line in Tubruk.
I can recomend this book if you are interested in Nottingham, WWII and North Africa, or the lives of terratorial soldiers.