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British campaign medals, 1815-1914

Author: Peter Duckers
Publisher: Princes Risborough : Shire, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book outlines the medals issued to British soldiers and sailors for military service across the globe. At a time of imperial expansion, British forces were almost constantly in action -- against major powers (like Russia in 1854), in wars of conquest (as in West Africa in the 1880s), or in expeditions on the fringes of Empire, such as the North West Frontier, southern Africa or Burma. Their campaign medals  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Duckers
ISBN: 0747804656 9780747804659
OCLC Number: 44397385
Description: 40 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Collecting campaign medals; Basic terms; The medals; Following up
Responsibility: Peter Duckers.

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