Gentlemen in Khaki. The British Army 1890-1990

By: Strawson, John

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Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Brown cloth bound boards with bright gilt titling. The covers are VG but have a few 'bumped' edges - negligible. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. The dustjacket is Complete and overall Good to VG, but has some light surface wear, creasing and a few small closed tears. A First Edition. A Former Owner's name written neatly to the top of the front free e/p. No other Inscriptions or Marks. Page fore-edges browned, lightly stained and a little dusty. (xii) + 292 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs and Maps. Bibliography. Index. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. "An illustrated study of the British Army. The book examines the regimental system of the British Army and how it has stood up to the test of time. The function and achievements of the British Army are assessed, from its origins in 1890 as a relatively small body, composed entirely of volunteers, to the present day. The author traces the impact of conscription on the Army during the World Wars, and makes suggestions for the future. Includes political reasoning behind the army, along with details of campaigns......" . ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Gentlemen in Khaki. The British Army 1890-1990

Author Name: Strawson, John

Categories: Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, History & Politics. Churchill, India/Burma/Asia, Military/War Related,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1989

ISBN Number: 0436499940

ISBN Number 13: 9780436499944

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 000105

Keywords: MILITARY; The British Army 1890-1990; ARMY British Khaki STRAWSON JOHN FRANCE AFRICA Far East ARABIA