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British Military History For Dummies
     

British Military History For Dummies

by Bryan Perrett
 

A plain-English guide to Britons in battle, from the Roman invasion to the ongoing Iraqi war

Charging through the Britain's military past, this accessible guide brings to life the battles and wars that shaped the history of Britain-and the world. The book profiles commanders, explains strategies and tactics, and covers key developments in weaponry and

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A plain-English guide to Britons in battle, from the Roman invasion to the ongoing Iraqi war

Charging through the Britain's military past, this accessible guide brings to life the battles and wars that shaped the history of Britain-and the world. The book profiles commanders, explains strategies and tactics, and covers key developments in weaponry and technology.

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From the Publisher
"a ‘who, what, when, where and why’ of military events in Britain from the Romans to the present day." (Family Tree Magazine, September 2007)

"Although the chapter titles and subtitles are jokey, the content is solidly descriptive...a very useful one-volume reference book." (Ancestors, November 2007)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470032138
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/18/2007
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.51(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Bryan Perrett served with the Royal Armoured Corps, the 17th/21st Lancers, the Westminster Dragoons, and the Royal Tank Regiment and has written more than 50 books on military history.

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