Regimental History 4th RWF?

Discussion in '53rd (Welsh) Division' started by Philip Reinders, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Philip Reinders

    Philip Reinders Very Senior Member

    I came across one of the 6th, is there also one about the 4th?
     
  2. Swiper

    Swiper Resident Sospan

    There is no evidence that 4 RWF ever had a history written about them (the best account of 4RWF is in 'Red Dragon' by PK Kemp and John Graves).

    Similarly, and officially, 7 RWF never had a book printed on them, but a privately printed one did appear titled 'The Seventh'.
     
  3. Smudger Jnr

    Smudger Jnr Our Man in Berlin

    Philip,

    The 4th gets several mentions in the book,

    The Astonishing Infantry
    The History of The Royal Welch Fusilers 1689-1989, by Michael Glover.

    ISBN: 0 85052 2544

    Regards
    Tom
     
  4. Swiper

    Swiper Resident Sospan

    To be brutally honest I found that book (despite both authors previous work being exemplary) sadly lacking, inaccurate, and frankly tripe in regards to NWE compared to the earlier 1950s book by Kemp and Graves. Hence I don't really recommend it.

    That said some of the stuff in it on Burma is rather good, but again original history is far superior.
     
  5. Philip Reinders

    Philip Reinders Very Senior Member

    thanks guys, I have ordered the 6th one
     
  6. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

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