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Gurkha

Peter Harclerode

Gurkha

the illustrated history

by Peter Harclerode

  • 259 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Brigade of Gurkhas -- History.,
  • Gurkha soldiers -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and indexes.

    StatementPeter Harclerode & David Reynolds.
    ContributionsReynolds, David, 1955-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22130173M
    ISBN 100750928441

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Gurkha by Peter Harclerode Download PDF EPUB FB2

I am glad that I read this book. It is not a detailed history of the Gurkha but rather is one Gurkha soldiers experience in Afghanistan war. What made this book so interesting to me is the way that the author weaves in stories of Gurkha book home in the mountains of Nepal along with a sprinkling of Gurkha history so that the reader gets the full picture/5().

Choice This book will tell who the Gurkhas are and where they come from. It will describe their manners, customs, and Gurkha book, and their history as soldiers, with special attention to their unique skills and remarkable valor.

Gurkha book is especially interesting to read what became of the Gurkha regiments when Indian was granted independence/5(18). This inspired book takes the story of the famed Gurkhas up to more recent times. While Byron Farwell has covered much of this story in his earlier book about the Gurkhas in the Britsih army, John Parker provides a more up-to-date coverage.

The book is also enlivened by the author's travelogue account of a recent visit to Nepal/5(42). GURKHA book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In the summer ofColour-Sargeant Kailash Limbu's platoon was sent to r /5. This remarkable book was written by a Gurkha officer and describes his time serving with Gurkhas, much of which was spent fighting the Japanese during the Burma campaign of World War Two.

I read many Gurkha books when I was a young man but this one probably had the most influence on me in terms of whetting my appetite for service with the Gurkhas. A very good general book about the Gurkhas. Would have liked to had more specific stories of course, but it covered the entire history of England and Gurkhas's relationship up through the Falklands.

There was single stores and first hand accounts /5. My Fighting Kukri book, arrived today. Quickly looking over the material, my personal opinion is that this book is awesome.

I have several books from D.C. McLemore and I'm happy with them all. While some would argue that the techniques in this material are not from a Gurkha, I would say this book gives insight into how to use this blade/5(63). ARC OF THE GURKHA: From Nepal to the British Army.

by Alex Schlacher. It is a stunning and powerful book of photographs that reveal the human face of the legendary Brigade of Gurkhas. There have been other books about the Gurkhas, but none has focused on the individual soldiers, their backgrounds, lives and experiences.

Kailash has written a very good book about his life, including his childhood, and growing up in the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal. But, it is his account of what it was like to serve in Afghanistan as a member of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles, that you really get a feel of what it was like to be a British Soldier serving on the front line/5().

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Craig Lawrence is the author of five books: two novels (both featuring Harry Parker); a book on strategy and strategic leadership for RCDS; and two commemorative Gurkha histories, both of which have become Amazon best-sellers.

He is now working on another book on leadership, as well as on the third book in the Harry Parker series. Juccini Genuine Gurkha Hand Forged Kukri - Authentic British Gurkha Khukri ~ Rat Tail Tang Rosewood Handle, Leather Sheath Khukuri- Handmade in Nepal out of 5 stars 10 $ $ 67 $ $   Inyear-old retired Gurkha Bishnu Shrestha was riding a train in India when 40 robbers stopped the train and began stealing passengers' belongings.

Still carrying his kukri knife, the Author: Jonathan Schifman. A Gurkha soldier and his kukri (or khukuri). Inthe Prime Minister and Supreme Commander of Nepal, Maharaja Padma Shamsher Jangabahadur Rana, wrote that the kukri (or khukuri) ‘is the national as well as the religious weapon of the Gurkhas.

It is incumbent on a Gurkha to carry it while awake and to place it under the pillow when. The 4th Gorkha Rifles or the Fourth Gorkha Rifles, abbreviated as 4 GR, is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Indian and Nepalese nationality, especially Magars and Gurungs hill tribes of Nepal.

The Fourth Gorkha Rifles has five infantry battalions. The regiment was raised in as part of the British Indianafter India's Branch: Army. The books in red provide an excellent starting point for people wishing to find out more about Gurkhas.

- 'The Story of the Gurkha VCs' by Maurice Biggs () - 'Gurkha: The Illustrated History of an Elite Fighting Force' by Christopher Chant (). Kailash's descriptions of Gurkha training and rituals - including how to use the lethal Kukri knife - are eye-opening and fascinating.

They combine with the story of his time in Helmand to create a unique account of one man's life as a Gurkha. 'I was completely bowled over by Kailash's book and read it with a beating heart and dry : Little, Brown Book Group.

This book will tell who the Gurkhas are and where they come from. It will describe their manners, customs, and character, and their history as soldiers, with special attention to their unique skills and remarkable valor. Their story is as colorful and as romantic as that of the French Foreign Legion, and yet it has never been fully or adequately told.5/5(1).

Gurkha soldiers in the battle of Gallipoli. they were the first to arrive and the last to leave, and suffered at least 1, dead and 4, wounded. A part of the battlefield in Turkey is still called Gurkha Bluff.

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A cap-badging ceremony took place in Headquarters Brigade of Gurkhas on 24th May and Officer Commanding GSPS, Major SK Rai presented him his beret during the ers: 14K.