THE BLACK WATCH: FIGHTING IN THE FRONTLINE 1899-2006
864pp., 16 colour plates. 2017. Victoria Schofield tells the story of The Black Watch in the 20th and 21st centuries. She tracks its fortunes through the 2nd South African War, two World Wars, the ‘troubles’ in Northern Ireland and the war in Iraq – up to The Black Watch’s merger with five other regiments to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland in 2006.