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  1. Auld-Yin

    Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers

    They speak in ridles north beyond the Tweed, The plain, pure English they can deftly read; Yet when without the book they come to speak, Their lingo seems half English half Greek. Robert Leighton 1869. Not the normal fare for this website but a handy book nonetheless, especially if those south...
  2. Smeggers

    The History of the 15th Scottish Division by Lt. Gen. H.G. Martin CB, DSO, OBE.

    The division was a second line Territorial Army Division, the duplicate of the British 52nd (Lowland) Division and served in the Second World War, where, among other actions, it was part of VIII Corps under Lieutenant-General Sir Richard O’Connor in Normandy and it ended the war on the Elbe...
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