From longbow, pike, and musket to Challenger tanks, from the Napoleonic Wars to the Gulf Campaign, from the Duke of Marlborough to Field Marshal Montgomery, this stimulating and informative book recounts the history of the British army from its medieval antecedents to the present day.
Commanders, campaigns, battles, organizations, and weaponry are all covered in detail within the wider context of the social, economic, and political environment in which armies exist and fight, making this the definitive one-volume history of the British army for specialists and non-specialists alike.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages, 15 b&w maps
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 10/04/2003
- Category: History: specific events & topics
- ISBN: 9780192803115