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Posted on Wednesday 12th October

Pen and Sword author Mike McBride is making news in the office as he recently announced that all of his author fees from brand new book 'Last Stand at Zandvoore 1914' will be donated to The Household Cavalry Museum Trust this Booktober.

The Household Cavalry Museum is a living Museum in the heart of Horse Guards, Whitehall, London. It celebrates the history and accomplishments of The Household Cavalry offering a unique 'behind the scenes' look at the work that goes into the ceremonial and armoured reconnaissance role of HM The Queen's Mounted Bodyguard.

Further Reading

Last Stand At Zandvoorde 1914

Only £19.99

Last Stand At Zandvoorde 1914

(Hardback - 234 pages)
by Mike McBride

Being the son of the Duke of Westminster, whose family traces its lineage back to 1066, Lord Hugh Grosvenor was destined to become a cavalry officer in the prestigious 1st Regiment of Life Guards.

Using unpublished letters home and contemporary accounts Noble Sacrifice describes Lord Hugh’s embarkation for France and the early mounted encounters which halted the enemy onslaught against the ‘contemptible little army’. These led to the stalemate of trench… Read more...

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