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Uniforms & Equipment of the British Army in World War I: A Study in Period Photographs

Uniforms & Equipment of the British Army in World War I: A Study in Period Photographs

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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.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesMilitaria, arms & armour, weapons Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 15/01/2005 ISBN-13: 9780764321542  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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An excellent book, one of Schiffer's fine range of volumes examining the uniforms and equipment of the fighting men of the Great War. Sumptuously illustrated with period photographs, this is a must for the bookshelf of any serious student of the dress and accoutrements of the British Army.

- 31/07/2011
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