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Call to arms : the British Army 1914-18 / Charles Messenger
Bib ID 6094012
Format BookBook
Author
Messenger, Charles, 1941-
 
Description London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005 
574 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780297846956 (hardback)
0297846957 (hardback)
Full contents
  • 1. The British Army in 1914
  • 2. The regular army goes to war
  • 3. The Territorials
  • 4. The new armies
  • 5. Conscription
  • 6. New weapons, new arms
  • 7. Labour
  • 8. Women in khaki
  • 9. Manpower at the front and the crisis of 1918
  • 10. Officer selection and training
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-555) and index.

Subjects Great Britain. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
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