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The Fifth British Division 1939-1945

ARIS, Georg


Being an Account of the Journey and Battles of a Reserve Division in Europe, Africa and Asia. Edited by Lieut.-Colonel C.S. Durtnell.

Published: The Fifth Division Benevolent Fund, 1959

Stock code: 38086

Price: £84.00

Fifth Division almost certainly holds the record as the most travelled British formation of WWII. Starting from its pre-war Northern Command base at Catterick it served in Norway, Belgium, France, Northern Ireland, Madagascar, India, Persia, Sicily, Italy and Palestine. The division finished the war in Germany where it become a key component of BAOR.