Infantry Training Part IV: The mortar platoon

A 4.75 inch by 7 inch booklet on Infantry training procedures for mortar infantry units issued in February 1943. In the 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders the Mortar Platoon was part of Support Company and employed 3 inch mortars.

Attestation Bible

A black canvas bound 3 inch by 5 inch King James Bible containing the Old and New Testaments with red stained edging. inscription inside the cover This is the Bible that was in use in the Orderly Room of the 48th Regiment Highlanders since the first men were sworn-in in 1891 Oct. I have just […]

Musketry Instruction 1894 Book

A 3.75 inch by 5 inch red bound book filled with basic musketry firearms use and firearm maneuver execution along with basic ceremonial practices and protocols. 1894 edition.

Infantry Drill 1893 Book

A 3.75 inch by 5 inch red bound book filled with drill maneuver execution along with basic ceremonial practices and protocols. 1893 edition.

The Spirit of the Regiment by Jack Batten

History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, published in 1991 for the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Regiment. Subtitle “An account of the 48th Highlanders from 1956 to 1991”. This extends the regimental history from Dileas by Kim Beattie which ended at 1957. Foundations and individuals provided the financial assistance for publication; J. […]

Dileas by Kim Beattie – Presentation Edition

A 6.25 inch by 9.5 inch book telling the History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada from 1929 to 1956, focusing on the 1st Battalion from 1939 to 1945 during WWII. Leather bound cover in red ; Gold Embossed buckle Badge in center of front cover, “Dileas” above in gold print and gold print on […]

Battle of Ortona [magazine] by Mark Zuehlke

Battle of Ortona: Canadians Take The Fight Through Italy’s Labyrinth by Mark Zuehlke. Volume 3, Number 1, Winter 2019. This is a magazine publication focused on Canada’s involvement in the Italian campaign, especially the Battle of Ortona.