A Nation in Arms

A Nation in Arms

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The Great War was the first conflict to draw men and women into uniform on a massive scale. From a small regular force of barely 250, 000, the British Army rapidly expanded into a national force of over five million. A Nation in Arms brings together original research into the impact of the war on the army as an institution, gives a revealing account of those who served in it and offers fascinating insights into its social history during one of the bloodiest wars.A well written two-volume history of the British military involvement in the Balkans and the considerable commitment required for one a#39;sideshowa#39;. Field Service Pocket Book, 1914, HMSO, 1914. This official handbook, which anybody couldanbsp;...

Title:A Nation in Arms
Author:Ian F W Beckett
Publisher:Pen and Sword - 2004-12-22


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