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A history of the British Army.

J. W. Fortsecue

A history of the British Army.

by J. W. Fortsecue

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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This one volume history uses a series of essays by different authors to tell the history of the British Army. Each author has a somewhat different approach, no doubt reflecting his particular expertise, but the overall quality of writing is excellent This is not a battlefield history of the British Army/5(7).

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The book is a handy and concise compendium on the Army and is certainly a pleasant narrative which promotes further reading into the subject. The faults of the book is that it is This is a book which covers the emergence of the British Army into one of the most respected and experienced military organisations in history.4/5.

Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. A short history of the British Army by Sheppard, Eric William, Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English.

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A History of the British Army, Volume 3 A History of the British Army, Sir John William Fortescue: Author: Sir John William Fortescue: Publisher: Macmillan and Company, limited, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Aug 9, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.Books about the British Army / Land Forces These books contain autobiographical accounts written by former soldiers of a variety of ranks describing their experiences whilst serving in the armed forces in the UK and overseas from World War 1 to the present day.The British Journal for Military History (BJMH) is the scholarly journal of the British Commission for Military History (BCMH) established in support of the Commission’s Object, to ‘promote through research, publication and discussion the understanding of military history in the broadest sense, without restriction as to period or region.’ The BJMH is entirely owned by the BCMH.