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  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group
  • United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group

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United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group

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United Kingdom. A Battle of Arnhem & Suez Crisis Group

Parachute Regiment Arnhem Commemorative Album (hardcover, with the Parachute Regiment insignia in embossed silver-coloured ink on the cover; page 1 with a black and white photograph of the bridge at Arnhem pasted in place along with a card bearing the tagline "With the compliments of the Officers and Men 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment who came back"; page 3 with the insignia of the Parachute Regiment and inscribed "3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment / 1st British Airborne Division / "Not in Vain" / 17th-25th September, 1944"; page 5 with a black and white photograph of a parachutist pasted in place with the tagline "British Official Photograph / Crown copyright reserved", along with a vellum insert; page 7 with the text of the Prime Minister's Tribute, dated at the House of Commons on September 28, 1944; pages 8-9 with a letter from General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force and addressed to Major-General R.E. Urquhart, D.S.O., Commander, 1st Airborne Division, dated October 1944; pages 10-11 with a letter from Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, K.C.B., D.S.O., Commander-in-Chief, 21 Army Group and addressed to Major-General R.E. Urquhart, D.S.O., Commander, 1st Airborne Division, dated September 28, 1944; page 13 with a letter from Lieutenant-General M.C. Dempsey, C.B., D.S.O., M.C., Commander, British 2nd Army and addressed to Major-General R.E. Urquhart, D.S.O., Commander, 1st Airborne Division, dated September 28, 1944; page 15 with a letter from Lieutenant-General B.G Horrocks, C.B., D.S.O., M.C., Commander, 30 Corps and addressed to Major-General R.E. Urquhart, D.S.O., Commander, 1st Airborne Division, dated September 26, 1944; page 17 with a letter from Lieutenant-General F.A.M. Browning, C.B., D.S.O., Commander, British Airborne Corps and addressed to Major-General R.E. Urquhart, D.S.O., Commander, 1st Airborne Division, dated September 26, 1944; page 19 with a telegram from 6th British Airborne Division to 1st Airborne Division (via Airborne Corps), "Magnificent achievement. All ranks thrilled with your epic battle. Good luck to you." along with an extract from despatch of the War Correspondent for the Combined Press, "Heroes in History / If, in years to come, and man says to you "I fought with the Arnhem Airborne Force" take your hat off to him, for he is of the stuff of which England's greatness is made. / The few of Arnhem will rank in glory with the few of the Battle of Britain."; the album containing 20 pages printed in black, red and blue inks on a thick white paper stock, measuring 180 mm (w) x 233 mm (h), with its cardboard mailing sleeve and addressed to his mother in Acton, with a notation stating "Now Deceased", along with a "Passed by Sensor" stamp and two 2 1/2 pence postage stamps); H.M.S. Diamond, February 1956 - August 1957 Yearbook (Foreword by Captain Haworth Royal Navy; with various articles under the headings: The Twelve Diamonds; Diary of the Commission; Cyprus Patrol; Malta; Run Ashore at Port Said!; The International Naval Review in Hampton Roads 8th-17th June 1957 - Return to Virginia; Forecastle Divisional Notes; Home Fleet Rendezvous with Royal Squadron; State Visit to Copenhagen; Topmen's Divisional Notes; Quarter-Deck Divisional Notes; Replenishment at Sea; Gunnery Department; Supply Notes or Brown Stupor; Here All, See All, and Say Nowt; Engineering Department; Heat, Light, Sound, Radiation and Power Department; T.A.S. Department; Communications; The Communicators; Outward Bounding; Bermuda Calypso; Sports Notes; Sailing Notes; Vital Statistics; incorporating thirty-four photos, including one of Queen Elizabeth II reviewing the troops aboard ship, along with eleven graphics, plus a map on page 3 illustrating the ship's ports of call in the Mediterranean and in North America, 36 pages printed in black ink on a semi-gloss white paper stock, plus cover printed in black and red inks on a light blue card stock, dual staple-bound, measuring 190 mm (w) x 253 mm (h)); Ward's Soldier's Release Book, Class "A" (number stamped "126364", with his Army Discharge Certificate and Certificate of Transfer to the Army Reserve stapled in place, personalized entries in handwritten black ink and multiple stamps, with some inserted pages, triple staple-bound, measuring 126 mm (w) x 182 mm (h), fold marks, soiled); his Royal Navy Service Certificate (dated July 13, 1967, printed in blue and gold-coloured inks on an off-white paper stock, measuring 217 mm (w) x 288 mm (h), fold marks); and Ward's Death Certificate (numbered IAH251466, confirming his death on March 9, 1994, dated March 11, 1994 by the Registar, Margaret Howe).
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