Title Pippin's Progress: Memoirs of a Wartime Officer in the 3rd Hussars. (Illustrated by the author).
Publisher Assington: Silver Horse Press, 2001. 0954162307
0954162307 / 9780954162306
Seller ID 33773
1st ed. "When 'Pippin' Heseltine left his fruit farm in Kent to join the 3rd Hussars in 1939 he was already a talented artist but his military knowledge was nil..A year later, in the thick of the first offensive in the Western Desert, he was proving a skilful, dashing and often highly unorthodox tank commander. His battle experiences, recounted with humour and humanity, from Cyrenaica through Alamein to northern Italy, read like an adventure story...." Pp.16/268, black & white portrait frontispiece + many colour and black & white illustrations by the author throughout, signed by the author to front free endpaper. Paperback. VG.