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Korea

Tigers in the Hills The Korean War was the first conflict of the Cold War. Egged on by the Soviet Union, Communist North Korea had invaded South Korea. The military…

WANTED!

WANTED TO BUY: Leicestershire Regiment medals, photographs and memorabilia. Please contact: webmaster@green-tiger.co.uk with details of items you may wish to sell.  

Bibliography

This bibliography is not intended as an exhaustive listing of every work in print relating to the Royal Leicestershire Regiment. Rather, it contains a resume of those personal accounts left…

Books

The Royal Leicestershire Regiment has been the subject of two major books in recent years. Both draw heavily on first hand accounts and personal testimony, supplied either by the men…

Billets and Barracks

Prior to 1881, the 17th Regiment of Foot did not have a depot in Leicestershire. Under the prevailing brigade system, regiments shared a brigade depot. however, with the army reforms…

The Sporting Life

As early as the Napoleonic Wars, the British Army had recognised the value to moral of awarding medals for shooting competitions. By the Victorian period, it had a fully developed…