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Great battles of the British Army

as commemorated in the Sandhurst companies

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst -- History.,
    • Great Britain. Army -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 20th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 284) and index.

      Statementforeword by His Royal Highness Field Marshal the Duke of Edinburgh ; editor-in-chief, David G. Chandler.
      ContributionsChandler, David G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA65 .G77 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1864691M
      ISBN 100807819808
      LC Control Number90022637


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