British soldier
Read Online

British soldier a social history from 1661 to the present day by J. M. Brereton

  • 806 Want to read
  • ·
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. -- Army -- History -- Military life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJ.M. Brereton.
LC ClassificationsU767
The Physical Object
Pagination(288)p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22379553M
ISBN 100370305515

Download British soldier


The first history of World War I to place centre-stage the British soldier who fought in the trenches, this superb and important book tells the story of an epic and terrible war through the letters, diaries and memories of those who fought it/5. From the bestselling author of Tommy and Redcoat, a magnificent and rich history of the British soldier in India from Clive to the end of empire, making full use of personal accounts of soldiers who served in the vast and varied nation that made up the jewel in Britain's imperial crown/5. The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed of , the British Army comprises just over 79, trained regular (full-time) personnel and just over 27, trained reserve (part-time) personnel.. The modern British Army traces back to , with an antecedent in the English Army that was created during the Restoration in Part of: British Armed Forces. British soldier. 64K likes. Our Armed Forces deserve more support! This page is about having some banter and showing that support. Run by serving soldier Followers: 64K.

In her investigation of the social history of the common British soldier in the era of the American Revolution, Sylvia Frey has extensively surveyed recruiting records, contemporary training manuals, statutes, and memoirs in an attempt to provide insight into the soldier's "life and mind.". Jan 30,  · British Soldier in Europe Book Review Last month we took a look at Peter Doyle’s book on the First World War Tommy, today we look at the equivelant book on the Second World War by the same author. The format of this book is the same as the First World War version, even down to the style of the cover. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a spy novel by British author John le follows the endeavors of taciturn, aging spymaster George Smiley to uncover a Soviet mole in the British Secret Intelligence the time of its publication, the novel has received critical acclaim for its complex social commentary and lack of sensationalism, and remains a staple of the spy fiction John le Carré. Jun 23,  · Hi, I am Drakey and I am a serving Regular (Full Time) Soldier in the British Army currently over six years of service. My youtube channel is .

Tommy Atkins or Thomas Atkins has been used as a generic name for a common British soldier for many years. The origin of the term is a subject of debate, but it is known to have been used as early as A letter sent from Jamaica about a mutiny amongst the troops says "except for those from N. America ye Marines and Tommy Atkins behaved. May 07,  · God and the British Soldier. DOI link for God and the British Soldier. DOI link for God and the British Soldier. God and the British Soldier book. Religion and the British Army in the First and Second World Wars. By Michael Snape. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 7 May Pub. location by: Nicknamed "Fighting Jack Churchill" and "Mad Jack", Churchill was born at Colombo, British Ceylon In March , the Royal Norwegian Explorers Club published a book that featured Churchill, naming him as one of the finest explorers and adventurers of all happylifekennel.coms/wars: Burma Rebellion –32, World War II, . THE BRITISH SOLDIER by Watteville, Colonel H. de and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at