The British Army in World War I (2): The Western Front 1916-18

The British Army in World War I (2): The Western Front 1916-18

by Mike Chappell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841764009
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Series: Men-at-Arms
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.23(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

Mike Chappell comes from an Aldershot family with British Army connections stretching back several generations. He enlisted as a teenage private in the Royal Hampshire Regiment in 1952 and retired in 1974, as RSM of the 1st Battalion The Wessex Regiment (Rifle Volunteers), after seeing service in Malaya, Cyprus, Swaziland, Libya, Germany, Ulster and home garrisons. He began painting military subjects in 1968 and since then has gained worldwide popularity as a military illustrator. Mike has also written and illustrated many books in the Osprey Military list.

Table of Contents

Campaign summary · Organisation · The evolution of tactics and battle training · Leadership · Communications · Supporting arms - artillery, tanks, aircraft · Uniforms · Insignia - the spread of unit & formation battle insignia · Equipment & weapons

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