The British Army in World War I: The Western Front PDF ePub eBook

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The British Army in World War I: The Western Front free pdf This book is the first of three concise but fact-packed titles on the British Army of the Great War. The units covered include the BEF, the Regular Army and the Royal Navy and Marine units operating on land. The text and the colourful and varied illustrations cover the organisation, uniforms, insignia, decorations, personal equipment and weapons of these famous troops. Also detailed are the training, communications, leadership, and campaign history of the various units that fought during this turbulent time, from the arrival of the BEF in France in August 1914 to the end of the bloody battle of the Somme in autumn 1916.

About Mike Chappell

Mike Chappell comes from an Aldershot family with British Army connections stretching back several generations. He enlisted as a teenage private in the Royal Hampshire Regiment in 1952. Over the next 22 years of infantry soldiering, many of them spent with the Gloucester Regiment, he held every rank and many regimental appointments up to WO1 and Regimental Sergeant Major. he retired in 1974, as RSM of the 1st Battalion The Wessex Regiment (Rifle Volunteers), after seeing service in Malaya, Cyprus, Swaziland, Libya, Germany, Ulster and home garrisons. He began painting military subjects in 1968 and since then has gained worldwide popularity as a military illustrator. Mike has written and illustrated many quality books for Osprey.

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Author : Mike Chappell
Publisher : Osprey Publishing
Data Published : 30 September 2003
ISBN : 1841763993
EAN : 9781841763996
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 48 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . This book is the first of three concise but fact-packed titles on the British Army of the Great War. The units covered include the BEF, the Regular Army and the Royal Navy and Marine units operating