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THE TIGER AND SPHINX:
JOURNAL OF THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS MARCH 1966

CONTENTS: Editorial; Persons and Places; Obituaries; Backwards Glances; Regimental Museum; Liaison; Editorial Notices; Officers' Locations; Gazette; 1st Battalion; Highland Brigade Depot; 3rd Battalion (TA); S.N.E. Army Cadet Force; Cape Town Highlanders; Gordon Highlanders Association; Notice

March 1966

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1st Bn GORDON HIGHLANDERS: MONTHLY NEWSLETTER No. 6

A quaint update of recent business of the battalion. Great reference of characters of the regiment.

December 1968

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THE TIGER AND SPHINX:
JOURNAL OF THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS SEPT/OCT 1975

CONTENTS: Editorial Notices; Persons and Places; Letters to the Editor; Museum; Obituaries; Locations and Gazettes; 1st Bn Notes; 2d Bn Notes; Regimental Associations; Capetown Highlanders

September & October 1975

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THE LIFE OF A REGIMENT Vol. V

The History of the Gordon Highlanders: Volume V 1919-1945 A complete account of the years before and during the Second World War with an extensive index of units and individuals.

1961

by Wilfrid Miles

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FROM FEDALA TO BERCHTESGADEN

A history of the 7th Infantry Regiment in World War II, this is among the most detailed of unit histories including maps, individuals, statistics and more. An excellent resource for the regiment and 3d Division.

1947

by Nathan William White

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117th FIELD ARTILLERY PHOTO COLLECTION

A collection of original images from a member of HQ Battery, 117th Field Artillery, 31st Infantry Division. Includes photos from the Louisiana Maneuvers and from the Philippines. Identified soldiers include Sgt. Eric H. Josey, WIA 10 May 1945 and T/4 James B. Battle.

1941-1945

Contains nudity.

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1st CAVALRY ENTRANCE TO TOKYO

Billboard posted by the 1st Cavalry Division at the entrance to Tokyo during the occupation era.

1945-1948

Courtesy Parks Schmidt Collection

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7th CAVALRY STUDIO PORTRAITS

Two studio portraits of unknown troopers in the 7th Cavalry regiment during the occupation period. Great details, particularly the custom stitching to their patches.

1945-1948

Courtesy Parks Schmidt Collection

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WITH SEASON'S GREETINGS

A Christmas card from the 2d Battalion, Gordon Highlanders while they were stationed in Tripoli with the Middle East Land Forces.

December 1946

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24th ENGINEER CONSTRUCTION GROUP

Nicely narrated and illustrated book detailing the 24th Engineer Construction Group during two years in Korea. Includes an honor roll, officers photos, staff roster and statistics.

1953

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THE TIGER AND SPHINX:
JOURNAL OF THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS V-10

CONTENTS: Editorial; The Fair and the Brave; Salute to the Memory of the Duchess of Gordon, 1749-1812; Location State; Gazette; In Memoriam; Glasgow Cathedral Memorial; Gordons' Re-Union Dinner; 1st Battalion Editorial; Depot Notes; "Duchess Jean"; Letter to the Editor; Gordon Highlanders' Association Dinner; Notices

June 1960

Vol. V No. 10

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THE TIGER AND SPHINX:
JOURNAL OF THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS III-4

CONTENTS: 1st Battalion Notes; "Fort Iskander"; Two Gordon Field-Marshals; Depot; Revisiting the Normandy Bridgehead; 4th/7th Battalion Notes; 5th/6th Battalion Notes; Obituary; The Gordon Highlanders Association; The Queen's Own Cape Town Highlanders; Notices.

February 1954

Vol. III No. 4

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11th FIELD ARTILLERY ROSTER

Biannual roster of the 11th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Division in Korea. 72 pages including A, B, C, HQ and Service Batteries.

31 July 1950 - 31 January 1952

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13th ENGINEER BATTALION ROSTER

Biannual roster of the 13th Engineer Battalion, 7th Division in Korea. 108 pages covering A, B, C, D, HQ & Svc Companies, and Medical Detachment.

31 January 1951 - 31 July 1953

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UNITED NATIONS P.O.W.s IN KOREA

A detailed magazine type of publication distributed by the Chinese illustrating their fair and generous treatment of prisoners of war. Obvious propaganda shows luxurious life for the captured. Entertaining but very informative.

1953

Published by Chinese People's Committee for World Peace | Peking, China

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MALTA DRIVING LICENCE

Driving licence issued to Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Thomas Charles Brown during period of service with British troops in Malta.

6 December 1971

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COLONY AND PROTECTORATE OF KENYA: DRIVING LICENCE

Driving licence issued to Lieutenant Colonel (then Major) Anthony Thomas Charles Brown upon his arrival in Kenya during service with the Gordon Highlanders.

24 December 1963

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COLONY OF SINGAPORE: DRIVER'S LICENCE

Driving licence issued to Lieutenant Colonel (then Captain) Anthony Thomas Charles Brown upon his arrival in Singapore for Malayan service with the Gordon Highlanders.

29 September 1952

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DRIVING LICENCE: GREAT BRITAIN

Driving licence issued to Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Thomas Charles Brown from early 1940s through 1970. Pages adhered together allowing visibility to only a few.

1941-1970

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DRIVING LICENCE: GREAT BRITAIN

Driving licence issued to Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Thomas Charles Brown.

11 June 1976

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CIVIL DEFENCE DUTIES CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

Identification card for Civil Defence warden Ian Montague Michael Phillips.

22 August 1941

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CIVIL DEFENCE WARDENS A.R.P. DIRECTORY

Small booklet distributed to CD Wardens with emergency and local contacts.

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I. M. M. PHILLIPS NATIONAL REGISTRATION IDENTITY CARD

A trifold National Registration identity card to Ian Montague Michael Phillips, a Civil Defense warden during the war.

1 July 1943

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WE RETURN

Distributed to soldiers invading the Philippines in 1944, this booklet covers the overall and recent history of the islands as well as local and language guides.

1944

Courtesy Parks Schmidt Collection

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1st CAVALRY DIVISION BASEBALL LEAGUE

Very nice yearbook type booklet of the divisional baseball league for 1953.

August 1953

Courtesy Parks Schmidt Collection

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THANKSGIVING DINNER 1951

Menu for 45th Division Thanksgiving meal in Japan before Korean deployment.

November 1951

Courtesy Parks Schmidt Collection

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READY REFERENCE FACTS ON SOUTH VIETNAM

A tri-fold pamphlet provided by Military Assisstance Command, Vietnam.

April 1968

Courtesy Parks Schmidt Collection

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AMUSING SUGGESTION FOR KINGS AFRICAN RIFLES SUBALTERNS ARMS & CREST

An amusing and lighthearted suggestion for a Coat of Arms and Crest for the Subalterns in the 4th Battalion Kings African Rifles.
Designed and hand painted by Major A. E. D. Michell.

1953

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UNKNOWN SOLDIER OF K.A.R.

Nice portrait of unknown Kenyan soldier of E Coy, 4th Battalion, King's African Rifles.

1953

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MAJOR A. E. D. MICHELL

Standing portrait of Major Allan Edwyn Dennis Michell, commanding officer of E Company, 4th Battalion, King's African Rifles during Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya

1953

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MAJOR A. E. D. MICHELL

Standing portrait of Major Allan Edwyn Dennis Michell, commanding officer of E Company, 4th Battalion, King's African Rifles during Mau Mau Rebellion in Kenya

1953

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UNITED NATIONS MEDAL CERTIFICATE: GREECE

"Medallion of the United Nations - Presented to: Episminagos Georgios Tsitsoglou - Participation in the KOREAN campaign in favor of Freedom and Culture"

15 March 1982

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1937 SINO-JAPANESE HOSTILITIES SHANGHAI

Photo album containing dozens of original images documenting the 1937 Battle of Shanghai. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

1937

CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT

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THE LIFE OF A REGIMENT Vol. VI

The History of the Gordon Highlanders: Volume VI 1945-1970 A very enjoyable and detailed account of the tense and dramatic post-war years in Malaya, Cyprus, Kenya, Swaziland and Borneo.

1974

Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson

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BATAILLON DE COREE

Chronicle of the French contingent "Bataillon l'ONU" in Korea.

1984

Erwan Bergot

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ILLUSTRATED ALBUM OF THE KOREAN WAR (TURKISH)

Illustrated magazine about the Turkish Brigade in Korea to date. Excellent reference with many photographs detailing uniforms, equipment, insignia, and personnel of the unit. Contains a history of the brigade, reason for joining the war, awards and honors, training, combat and more.

9 August 1951

Text in Turkish - Translation Coming Soon

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GRENADE

Japanese Pictoral: Headquarters IX Corps APO 309 - A nice magazine about the beginning of the Japanese occupation.

October 1945-January 1946

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AFRICAN GENERAL SERVICE MEDALS

A detailed listing of all authorized clasps for the Africa General Service Medal from the late 1800s through the Mau Mau rebellion. Extensive research presented concisely makes this resource excellent for identifying entitlement, regimental and personal history.

1993

R. B. Magor

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INSIGNIA OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES

Nicely illustrated with color plates. Wartime imagery nicely shows what was available and authorized at the very end of the war. Due to lack of Army Commendation ribbon and World War II Victory ribbon, this pre-dates late 1945.

1945

The Hobby Guild of America

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S/SGT. MARCEL G. QUINTAL

Photograph and supporting documents for Marcel Quintal. Of interest is the unique badge on his right chest - identified as a French aviation badge and ties in with his service as an interpreter supporting French aviators training in the United States.

1943-1946

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COLONEL EDWARD F. BEWIE

Two portraits of Colonel Edward F. Bewie for publication during the time he was stationed in Mississippi.

15 August 1956 | 18 September 1958

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2d CHEMICAL Co. CHRISTMAS MENU

A glimpse of life in Hawaii on Christmas in 1927. From Albert Guerin as a young soldier in the Army Chemical Corps.

1927

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SHANGHAI UNDER FIRE

Second Edition: September 1937-February 1938 A Pictoral Record of Shanghai's undeclared war. NOTE: Due to the large size of this PDF and limitations of maximum file size, the quality of this may suffer. Please contact the collector if you wish to view a better copy.

1938

Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury Staff

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U.S.S. IDAHO 1935 CRUISE

A companion album to the U.S.S. Chester 1935 Cruise from John Lenart. Images of Panama Canal, other ships, and sailors onboard.

1935

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MANDLER & GUERIN COLLECTION

L to R: Lionel Mandler, Roland Mandler, Albert Guerin, Rev. Omer Mandler

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PARALLELE 38

A French correspondent's narrative of his time with the French Battalion in Korea.

1951

Paul Mousset

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KIM-CHI, ASAHI AND RUM

A Platoon Commander Remembers Korea 1952-1953: a memoir written by a member of 1PPCLI and later 3PPCLI during his Korean tour.

1994

Robert Stirling Peacock

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JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY

Vol. LXXXI., No. 3

July 1954

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FIGHTING ON THE BRINK

Defense of the Pusan Perimeter: An extensively researched narrative of the critical battle in the first year of the war. Draws on multiple sources and first hand accounts.

1993

Brig. Gen. Uzal W. Ent

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1952

Unattributed color image of soldiers in the 7th Division. Only note is 1952 on the reverse.

1952

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BEYOND DANGER CLOSE

The Korean Experience Revealed - 2d Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Focuses predominantly on the Kapyong battle. Incredible narrative including multiple appendices with nominal roll (incomplete), awards and corrections to previous works.

2003

Hub Gray

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LES BELGES EN CORÉE

Chronological narrative of the Belgian Battalion in Korea from 1950-1955 as written by the unit commander. Excellent resource with footnotes and multiple soldiers mentioned by name. Includes many citations, orders of the day, and appendix for casualties.

1966

Lt. Gen. Albert Crahay

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X CORPS G-2 SECTION TERRAIN HANDBOOK

Material regarding terrain, installations, roads and railroads, climate, and more. Distributed within X Corps for the invasion of North Korea in autumn 1950. Includes maps and aerial images.

4 October 1950

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FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE

The Battle of the Hook, 1953 as told predominantly from the perspective of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. A great composition of battle overview and first hand experiences. Detailed appendix for the structure of the British infantry battalion of the era.

1974

A. J. Barker

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FROM THE IMJIN TO THE HOOK

Personal memoir of a National Service gunner who served two tours in Korea, framing the first and last days of the war. Appendices include casualties, prisoners of war, and awards and decorations.

2013

Jim Jacobs

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CHRONIQUE DU BATAILLON BELGE CORÉE 1950-1955

An incredible account of the Belgian Battalion in Korea complete with photographs and veteran recollections. Includes complete rosters for all members of Belgian and Luxembourg volunteers.

2009

Hugo Peerlinck

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3d INFANTRY DIVISION IN KOREA

A pictorial history of the 3d Infantry Division in Korea from Wonson through 1953. Appendices include unit summaries and insignia, decorations and awards, unit citations, and list of members killed in action.

1953

Currently only Awards & Decorations, Unit Awards, and casualties are scanned.

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BAYONET: A HISTORY OF THE 7TH DIVISION

For presentation to all members of the Division in Korea. Covering the period from 1950 through publication in 1951. The latest noted date is August 1951.

1951

Capt. E. D. Carroll

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7th DIVISION LETTER OF DEPARTURE

Letter of thanks for General Lemnitzer to members departing the 7th Division in Korea.

1951

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KOREAN WAR ORDER OF BATTLE

United States, United Nations, and Communist Ground, Naval and Air Forces, 1950-1953

2002

Gordon L. Rottman

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A CANLOAN OFFICER

The Memoir of a Canadian Junior Infantry Officer on Loan to the British Army for the Liberation of Europe, 1944-45: An extensive and thorough recollection of Reginald F. Fendicks tour through Europe as a machine-gun platoon commander. Includes a number of original photos and appendices detailing the Vickers machine gun.

2000

Reginald F. Fendick

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SIXTEEN DAYS AT MUNGOL-LI

A personal account of forward observer James H. Dill during two weeks in 1951 while serving with L Company, 31st Infantry. Very detailed and intelligent account of his experience in Korea. He has a unique appreciation for the Korean country and culture and is more aware of the impact of warfare than the average soldier. He is especially conscious of the destruction brought on by his own artillery.

1993

James H. Dill

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USMA REGISTER OF GRADUATES

While not a roster for any unit per se, this book does contain detailed abstracts of all officers who have graduated or attended the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, from August 1917 to 1997. Organized alphabetically with locators for each class then listed by year and cullum number. Each officer's abstract shows personal information such as birth, death and residence and service information including units served and awards received while with those units.

1997

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5th ARMORED DIVISION

Yearbook with photos from special staff to each regiment, battalion and company stationed at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas.

November 1952

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BADGES ON BATTLEDRESS

Post War Formation Signs and Rank and Regimental Badges: The third edition of this excellent reference, everything the collector must know about insignia worn on the battledress uniform during this period is within the pages of this book. Drawings of all badges in use as well as rank, trade badges, and wear of all items.

August 1953

Lieut.-Col. Howard N. Cole, O.B.E., T.D., F.R. Hist. S.

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THE PICTORAL RECORD OF THE 27th DIVISION

A collection of photographs from the division's time as part of the A.E.F. in France during World War I. Includes unit organization with commanders, chronological abstract, commendations, and individual awards and decorations with citations for: Distinguished Service Medal, Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, British Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross, & Military Medal, and French Croix de Guerre. Photographic history from stateside service through the trenches of France and coming home celebrations.

May 1919

Compiled by Alexander Starlight

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OURS TO HOLD HIGH

The History of the 77th Infantry Division in World War II: Narrative of the division's actions in the Pacific theater. Appendices include casualty statistics (killed in action), organic and attached units, complete roster, chronology, unit and individual decorations (Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit).

1947

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THE CHOSIN FEW

North Korea November - December 1950: Commemorative pictoral history of men and units that participated in the Chosin Reservoir campaign. Over half of the publication is a roster of those veterans belonging to the Chosin Few with their individual photographs and biographies. By no means a complete account of all those involved in the battle, but an extremely valuable reference that is likely to include the subject of one's research.

1993

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DUTY

The Story of the 21st Infantry Regiment: A detailed unit history of the regiment focusing on Korean service (Part One) and dating back to the Civil War through World War II (Part Two). Includes an appendix of lineage, campaigns, awards and decorations, and a chronology.

May 1953

1st Lt. George B. Busch

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45th INFANTRY DIVISION

Thunderbird Review: Begins at Camp Polk in September 1951 and ends with Korean deployment in December 1951. Brief divisional history from World War II before detailing the occupation of Japan. Portraits and biographies of key personnel, regimental histories and heraldry. Includes complete roster.

December 1951

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40th IN REVIEW

From federal activation to the "Beginning's End," this is an account of the 40th Division from 1950 through Korean deployment in January 1952. Predominantly featuring occupation of Japan, also includes images and narrative from Camp Cooke.

January 1952

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BATTLEGROUND KOREA

The Story of the 25th Infantry Division: Historical narrative of the 25th Division in Korea from July 1950 through the end of 1951. It should be noted that the copyright is 1951, however in the final pages the date of 10 January 1952 is mentioned. Many photos of the division in action to accompany the story. Final pages include an appendix of commanders and staff and list of awards and decorations (Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, & Silver Star) to individual soldiers organized by regiment. Also includes all those killed in action between July 1950 and October 1951 listed alphabetically with name, rank and serial number.

January 1952

Captain Allan A. David (Editor) | Sgt. Norwin E. Austin (Associate Editor)

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24th FORWARD

The Pictorial History of the Victory Division in Korea: Detailed photographic account of the 24th Division from July 1950 until rotation out of Korea in January 1952. Includes portraits and biographies of general officers and an appendix of Medal of Honor citations with illustrations of those actions.

January 1952

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7th INFANTRY DIVISION KOREA

The 7th Infantry Division in Korea: A pictoral account of the division from September 1950 to July 1954, though information within the book goes beyond that month. Includes portraits of general officers and a complete divisional roster. Begins with a brief history of the division in Korea with campaign credit. One of two unit histories published by the 7th Division.

September 1954

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BAYONET

The History of the 7th Infantry Division in Korea: Opens with portraits and biographies of key personnel and list of General Officers that served with the Division during Korean operations. Unit citations and regimental heraldry and commanding officers follow, including the Columbian and Ethiopian battalions. Pictoral history begins at Inchon and finishes with the close of 1952.

January 1953

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SECOND TO NONE

The 2d Infantry Division in Korea 1950-1951: One of a three part history of the division in Korea. Includes list of key personnel and portrait illustrations to accompany. Mixture of illustrations and photographs throughout narrative. Includes fold-out maps. Final pages detail unit citations and individual awards of Medal of Honor (including citations), Distinguished Service Cross, and Silver Star. French and Netherlands personnel included. Also lists "Decorations Pending Approval" and summary of decorations.

Lt. Clark C. Munroe | Illustrations by Captain Byron Smith and PFC Robert C. James

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1st CAVALRY DIVISION

The First Team A pictoral history covering July 1950 through January 1952 when the division rotated back to Japan. First pages show commanding general portraits. Final pages show "Unit Review" detailing heraldry, lineage, battle honors and decorations for each element of division. Full unit roster follows.

January 1952

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U.S.S. CHESTER 1935 CRUISE

An extensive album of photos taken by Chief Quartermaster John Lenart during the U.S.S. Chester's Pacific cruise in the mid 1930s.

1935

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THEY LOOKED LIKE THAT

Five fellow USMC instructors (in a heap) of Sgt. Gilbert Rickman, paramarine from Buckley, W. Va., obligingly pile up while the Guadalcanal Marine veteran demonstrates how the five Japs he killed in a dugout hand-to-hand battle looked after he was finished.

September 1943

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HOLD THE LINE

Fifty-two year old Orland Huntoon posing for a photo during the early days of Korea. Captaion is consistent with period newspaper articles containing some errors about his service.

July 1950

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GENERAL HENRY I. HODES

1952

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GENERAL HENRY I. HODES PORTRAIT, SIGNED

August 1956

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GENERAL HENRY I. HODES PORTRAIT

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CAPTAIN DON MASTERS ALBUM

Photographs from Don Masters' time in Japan and Korea with the 140th Tank Battalion, 40th Division.

1951-1952

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SOUTH KOREAN INDENTIFICATION BOOKLET

A civilian identification booklet from Joe Drozd's captured items collection

1950-1951

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COMMUNIST NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

Various newspaper clippings saved by Joe Drozd. Presumably from a Chinese and North Korean distributed communist paper.

1950-1951

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SGT. HARVEY VALENTA ALBUM

A collection of photos from Harvey's photo album documenting combat service as a tanker with Tank Company, 223d Infantry Regiment, 40th Division in 1953 as well as stateside service before and after Korea.

1953-1954

Tank Co., 223d Infantry

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I HEAR NO BUGLES

A vivid and honest account of an infantryman with G Company, 19th Infantry from 1950 to 1951.

1950-1951

Robert W. Mercy

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EAST OF CHOSIN

Perhaps the best narrative of the Army actions on the east side of the Chosin reservoir.

1950

Roy E. Appleman

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Q CLAN

An excellent and clear account of an artillery officer with the 13th Field Artillery Battalion during the summer of 1950.

1950

Ralph Derr Harrity

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SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE UNIFORM OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY

Offical regulations for the U.S. Army uniform for the World War I era.

1917

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REPUBLIC OF KOREA LETTER OF APPRECIATION

Letter of appreciation from the Republic of Korea to Edward Polanski. Signed by Paik Sun Yup. Unusual waxy paper in original frame.

June 1953

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