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British Army in World War I (3) : The Eastern Fronts - Chappell

British Army in World War I (3)

The Eastern Fronts

By: Chappell

Paperback Published: 5th May 2005
ISBN: 9781841764016
Number Of Pages: 48

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Although Britain's greatest commitment of land forces was on the Western Front during World War I (1914-1918), British, Empire and Dominion troops also fought in other theatres of operations - and in some cases continued to fight there after the Armistice had ended hostilities in the West. This last of our series of three titles describes these far-flung campaigns, in Italy, the Balkans, the Middle East, several parts of Africa, Russia, China, and even the North-West Frontier of India. The text is illustrated with contemporary photographs, and with meticulous colour plates of British, African, Indian and Australian troops, in the uniforms and equipment used on battle fronts from the desert sands to the snows of north Russia.

..".beautifully illustrated and the eight color plates show off a variety of WWI uniforms/equipment that are appropriate for armies that fought in the RCW...fills a very necessary spot in my wargaming library... As always, Osprey books form the first line of any 'attack' on a new period of study!" --HMG Reviewing Stand

Organisation and campaign summaries - the British forces in Gallipoli, Italy, Greece, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Palestine, Germany's African colonies . Intervention - Southern Russia & the Army of the Black Sea . Holding the Empire - the North-West Frontier . Uniforms . Insignia . Personal equipment & weapons . Supporting arms

ISBN: 9781841764016
ISBN-10: 1841764019
Series: Men-at-Arms : Book 3
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 5th May 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.3  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1