The British Army in the 1980s

The British Army in the 1980s cover

The British Army in the 1980s

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The British Army currently enjoys, both at home and abroad, the reputation of being one of the best in the world. Composed entirely of volunteers, its morale sustained by its curious and little-understood attitudes towards tradition, the British Army attracts respect and admiration from the military expert and the layman alike. Written and illustrated by a former British Army infantryman with 22 years' experience, this book details the Army's history, organization, uniforms and distinctions. The text is backed by numerous illustrations and photographs.

Table of Contents

Defining a Military Elite · The British Army Today · Anatomy of an Army · The Corps and Regiments of the British Army · Uniforms and Distinctions · The Plates

Product details

Published 25 Feb 1987
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9780850457964
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 b/w; 10 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Elite
Short code ELI 14
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…

Illustrator

Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…

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