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In addition to The Bulletin, The Military Historical Society has published occasional Special Issues since 1968. These generally cover previously unpublished research material
providing an in-depth study on a single subject. The publications are referred to as SPECIAL NUMBERS, some of which are now out of print. Special Numbers are now published
every one to two years and this listing includes all the Special Numbers which have been published to date. Those which are still available for purchase have a price and an
"Add to Basket" button. Those which are out of print, are listed for information only. However, the Society is planning to make these out of print editions available for download in due course.
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Colours of the Regular Army Infantry of the Line 1st July 1881 to 1958 by Eric Hamilton
(Item no. S001)
Special Issue Number, 1, 1968. A record of the Colours of the regular battalions of the Infantry Regiments from the major reorganisation of 1st July 1881 (Cardwell system) until 1958. Includes the post-1958 list of amalgamated Regiments, with the presentation dates of new Colours. OUT OF PRINT.
Yeomanry and Other Sabretaches by W Y Carman
(Item no. S003)
Special Number, 1988. The second in the series of five Special Numbers on sabretaches. This volume supplements and fills in major gaps in the English Yeomanry units covered in the first volume (1987) and also covers the Scottish Yeomanry, together with the little amount of information known about the Welsh Yeomanry. OUT OF PRINT
The Volunteer Infantry 1880-1908 by Ray Westlake
(Item no. S004)
Special Number, 1992. A monumental work which sets out the order of battle for the Volunteer Infantry. County to County from Regiment to Battalions and Companies with many illustrations of uniforms and badges. 139 pages. Perfect bound. OUT OF PRINT
Officers’ Waist Belt Clasps 1855-1902 by Lelia B Ryan
(Item no. S005)
Special Number, 1994. Comprehensive work on the Waist Belt Clasps of the Officers’ of the Line Infantry. 55 pages with 241 illustrations. OUT OF PRINT
Rifle Volunteer Buttons 1859 – 1908 by Howard Ripley & Denis Darmanin
(Item no. S006)
Special Number, 1996. Fully illustrated reference guide with 337 button illustrations and a reference table of all Corps with later consolidations and Volunteer battalions. 80 pages. A very small stock of this previously out of print publication has recently been located. Copies can be supplied with photocopies of the six pages covering the 37 additional buttons which were included in the now out of print second edition (S016).
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The Indian Army Map 1939 – 1947. by Anon
(Item no. S007)
Special Number, 1996. The map shows the Headquarters of the 38 Indian Infantry Regiments and 21 Indian Cavalry Regiments during the period of WW2 to the partition and independence of India in 1947. It also shows full size photographs of the cap badges of those 59 units, together with a further 6 wartime cavalry units and 23 Indian corps. 811 x 613mm. OUT OF PRINT.
Cavalry Warrant Officers' and Non-Commissioned Officers' Arm Badges by David Linaker & Gordon Dine
(Item no. S008)
Special Number, 1997. Meticulously researched and profusely illustrated volume. Traces the history of the special distinguishing arm badges from ca1800 to the present day. 156 pages, perfect bound. OUT OF PRINT
Undress Sabretaches of the British Army by W Y Carman
(Item no. S012)
Special Number, 2005. The last in the series of five Special Numbers on Sabretaches. Published posthumously, Bill Carman had completed the outline of this final volume at the age of 92. The MHS was able to edit all his research notes to publish this illustrated history of the undress sabretache and the ornaments adopted by many of the British Cavalry Regiments during the nineteenth century. OUT OF PRINT.
The British Infantry Shako 1800 – 1897 by Bryan Fosten & Gary Gibbs.
(Item no. S017)
Special Number, 2008. Eleven chapters trace the various patterns of shako, including plumes and insignia, through different periods of the nineteenth century. There are also two appendices of lace patterns. A definitive work. 72 pages, profusely illustrated. OUT OF PRINT
Machine Gun Corps: First World War Flashes and Badges. by Alan Jeffreys and Gary Gibbs
(Item no. S021)
Special Number, 2015. The first of three Special Numbers to mark the centenary of the First World War. A definitive and prolifically illustrated record of all the MGC cloth and metal badges held in the Imperial War Museum and the Guards Museum, with one or two more. 64pp.
There are only a few copies of this publication remaining and priority will be given to new and existing Members of the Society. LIMITED AVAILABILITY
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