We stock many books relating to the Regiments of Devon and Dorset. You can buy many of them through our online shop here. If you have any questions about the books and maps we stock please call us on 01305 264066.
The story of the 2nd Dorsets in France 1940 and Assam and Burma 1944-45, told by the man who led them. Read a review of the book here.
The story of the Devons, Hampshires & Dorsets in the siege of Malta 1940 - 43.
This book celebrates, commemorates and contextualises the courage of 308 members of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiments who won 321 gallantry awards in the last forty years before the two regiments amalgamated in 1958. Theirs is a proud story. It should never be forgotten. See review of book here.
Bullshit Baffles Brains is an account of The Dorsets in Hong Kong 1952-1954 by Dick Eberlie and Christopher Jary and is published by The Keep Military Museum. This soft-covered book has 176 pages including appendices, a name index and black & white illustrations. Read a reveiw of the book here.
A history of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment. – the activities and achievements of the Regiment overseas and at home 1958 - 2007. Hardback and fully illustrated.
They Couldn't Have Done Better - The Story of Dorset Regiment in War and Peace 1939-1967 By Christopher Jary. (Paperback)
Click here for a review by John Gaye.
'This book tells the wartime experiences of Bertram, Stanley and Roy George, based on their hitherto largely unpublished writings. Volunteers with the Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry, they were posted successively to Norfolk, Egypt and then Gallipoli.'
The history of the 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, 1939-1945
The Bloody 11th Volume 2 - The History of the Devonshire Regiment 1815-1914 by W J P Aggett. Hardback, fully illustrated.
The Bloody 11th Volume 3 - The History of the Devonshire Regiment 1915-1969 by W J P Aggett. Hardback, fully illustrated.
The History of the Devonshire Regiment 1914 - 1918 by C T Atkinson. Includes Roll of Honour and Honours and Awards. Two volumes, soft back. Originally published in 1926 by Eland Brothers of Exeter. Reprinted by Naval and Military Press. Sold as two volume set.
The Devonshire Regiment 1945 - 1958 by Lt. Col. J L Windeatt MBE. Reprinted by the Keep Military Museum in 2006, softback.
The Old West Country Regiments - From Plassey to the Somme by Jeremy Archer, hardback.
From Normandy to the Weser. The War History of the 4th Battalion of the Dorset Regiment June 1944 - May 1945 by G J B Watkins. Reprinted by the Keep Military Museum, softback.
The 5th Battalion Dorset Regiment in North West Europe 23rd June 1944-5th May 1945 by Major G J Hartwell MC, Major G R Pack and Major M A Edwards. Reprinted by The Keep Military Museum, softback.
Volume 2 of the History of The Dorsetshire Regiment 1914-1919. Covers the Territorial Battalions: 4th Battalion, 1st/4th Battalion, 2nd/4th Battalion, for Roll of Honour and Honours and Awards see Volume 1.
Volume 3 of the History of The Dorsetshire Regiment 1914-1919. Covers the Service Battalions: 5th, 6th and 7th Battalions, 1st Home Service Garrison Battalions and the 2nd Home Service Garrison Battalion (later 8th Battalion). Reprinted by The Naval and Military Press. Softback.