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short history of the British Army.

Eric William Sheppard

short history of the British Army.

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 505 p. maps (part fold.) ;
    Number of Pages505
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22287271M

    About this Item: SB xxi+pp. 22 coloured maps & plans, N&MP Reprint of Original Edition This is the first volume in the classic and most famous history of the British army - that of the Hon. J. W. Fortescue, which is still a bible for army history buffs to this day. Vol. I - from the Battle of Hastings to the end of the Seven Yearâ s War (). Regimental Histories of the British Army. Home / World War II / Regimental Histories of the British Army. Filter. Interesting books on offer but (1) unclear information on shiping costs for extra A Short History of the 2nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) During the First Year of the War, September – August Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed&#;. The titanic clash of Europe&#;s armies in is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) played a notable part. Previous assessments of the BEF have held to an unshakeable belief in its exceptional . Condition: Very Good. Barnes, R.M. A History of the Regiments and Uniforms of the British Army. London: Seeley, pp. Indexed. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Book condition: Very good with bumped and gently rubbed edges. Dust jacked taped to covers.


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