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Mr. Kipling's army

Author: Byron Farwell
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is an upstairs-downstairs view of the Victorian-Edwardian army, one of the world's most peculiar fighting forces. The battles it fought are household words, but the idiosyncracies and eccentricities of its soldiers and the often appalling conditions under which they lived have gone largely unrecorded. Byron Farwell explores here the lives of officers and men, their foibles, gallantry, and diversions, their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Byron Farwell
ISBN: 0393013863 9780393013863
OCLC Number: 6330952
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Byron Farwell.

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This is an upstairs-downstairs view of the Victorian-Edwardian army, one of the world's most peculiar fighting forces. The battles it fought are household words, but the idiosyncracies and eccentricities of its soldiers and the often appalling conditions under which they lived have gone largely unrecorded. Byron Farwell explores here the lives of officers and men, their foibles, gallantry, and diversions, their discipline and their rewards. - Publisher.

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