The British Army in the 1980s

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The British Army in the 1980s

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The British Army currently enjoys, both at home and abroad, the reputation of being one of the best in the world. Composed entirely of volunteers, its morale sustained by its curious and little-understood attitudes towards tradition, the British Army attracts respect and admiration from the military expert and the layman alike. Written and illustrated by a former British Army infantryman with 22 years' experience, this book details the Army's history, organization, uniforms and distinctions. The text is backed by numerous illustrations and photographs.

Table of Contents

Defining a Military Elite
The British Army Today
Anatomy of an Army
The Corps and Regiments of the British Army
Uniforms and Distinctions
The Plates

Product details

Published Feb 25 1988
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9780850457964
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 black and white and 10 colour images
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Elite
Short code ELI 14
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…


Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…


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