Valour: A History of the Gurkhas [EPUB]

Valour: A History of the Gurkhas [EPUB]
Valour: A History of the Gurkhas by E D Smith
2016 | EPUB | 26.92MB

Since the short and bloody war between Nepal and Britain in 1814-15, Gurkha volunteers, ever mindful of the their motto, 'It is better to die than be a coward', have fought and died for Britain, including in recent years in the Falklands, Afghanistan and Iraq. In the Second World War an astonishing quarter of a million Gurkhas fought aginst Germany and Japan. They have been awarded thirteen Victoria Crosses. Includes detailed appendices include all regimental changes and battle honours.