UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN WORLD WAR I:
A Study in Period Photographs |
by Stephen J. Chambers .
Publisher: Schiffer Military History
Publish Date: 2005
Edition: First Edition
Description: 320 Pages, over 600 b/w and color photographs,9 x 12. This book contains over 600 rare and never before published photographs of the British Soldier in World War I. The quality images selected were photographed in peace and wartime, in the studio and the field, and show in detail the service dress uniform, equipment and weapons in use by the British Army between 1900-1918. The chapters contain photographic postcards of: Infantry officers and other ranks, Dominion Troops, Infantry Weapons, Machine Gun and Tank Corps, Royal Artillery, Wheels and Transport, Army Service Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Engineers, Royal Flying Corps and Battle Insignia. Also included is a full color section of Army, Corps and Divisional signs. Each photograph caption has been carefully and thoroughly researched affording the reader information not to be found in any other single source. The introduction discusses early war photography and goes into further detail on the service dress and equipment to make this a must book for the military historian, collector, researcher, modeller and general enthusiast.
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Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket
ID Number: 1148