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In November 1942, 48 hours after the great battle of El Alamein, Col Butler-Porter of the RDLI had a visit from General Montgomery, full of congratulations for ‘that very fine Royal Regiment’. This is the pictorial story of that ‘very fine’ regiment – a remarkable institution which has served the country and Durban for over 150 years and seen extraordinary and illustrious service in widely different situations, such as the deserts of Egypt and Libya; the bush of South West Africa and Ovamboland;  the jungles of East Africa and the DRC;  the snow-covered Appenines of Italy;  the streets of Fordsburg, Cato Manor and Soweto. Drawn from the formidable archives of the Regiment illustrations and many narratives which tell of the lives of the men, their NCO’s and their officers. It also tells of their comraderie and their ability to confront change. It is all about Durban’s own regiment.

Hardcover, 445 pages.