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Britain & Her Army: A Military, Political & Social History of the British Army 1509-1970
Britain & Her Army: A Military, Political & Social History of the British Army 1509-1970
 
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 1970
Pages: 530
Binding Paperback
ISBN 304357103

Product Code: 756769329

Description
 
Correlli Barnett. A unique general study of the historical development of the British Army, from the reign of King Henry VIII to the end of WW2. Shows how British military institutions transformed themselves over the course of four centuries of social & technological change. Describes civil wars, imperial conquest & two World Wars in detail, along with more day-to-day topics such as recruitment, administration, pay, the social origins of officers & men, supply & equipment. Throughout the book, Barnett compares developments in Britain with those in Continental armies, & analyzes the lessons the British learned, or failed to learn, from their European cousins. “A fascinating portrait of one of Britain’s most misunderstood institutions.” Photos & maps.

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