Raising Churchill's Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945 / Edition 1 by David French | 9780199246304 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Raising Churchill's Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945 / Edition 1

Raising Churchill's Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945 / Edition 1

by David French
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199246300

ISBN-13: 9780199246304

Pub. Date: 08/09/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first detailed analysis of the combat capability of the British army in the Second World War. It sweeps away the myth that the army suffered from poor morale, and that it only won its battles through the use of 'brute force' and by reverting to the techniques of the First World War. Few soldiers were actively eager to close with the enemy, but the

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This is the first detailed analysis of the combat capability of the British army in the Second World War. It sweeps away the myth that the army suffered from poor morale, and that it only won its battles through the use of 'brute force' and by reverting to the techniques of the First World War. Few soldiers were actively eager to close with the enemy, but the morale of the army never collapsed and its combat capability steadily improved from 1942 onwards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199246304
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/09/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,243,981
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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