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British battles and medals.

Lawrence L. Gordon

British battles and medals.

by Lawrence L. Gordon

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Published by Spink in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1971.

ContributionsJoslin, E. C. 1924-
The Physical Object
Pagination437p. :
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21109570M
ISBN 100900696842
OCLC/WorldCa500417675

Men-at-Arms Author: Brian Jewell Illustrator: Mike Chappell About this book In the s the War Office grew increasingly aware of the need for a new and more rational combat dress, and by the design for what would become known as 'battledress' was complete. Though the change in uniform was initially disappointing to the British soldiers, the new battledress served its . British, The Medal Collector Book, Guide to Naval, Military, Air Force & Civil Awards, Price: $ Item # Book, British Battles and Medals, Major L. L.. Gordon Price: $ Item # British Khedive's Sudan Medal , Bronze, Dooly Bearer Mote Kashi Price: $

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: British battles and medals / L.L. Gordon. 4th ed. Description. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages, [2] folded leaves of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.

British Crimean War Medal to with clasps for Alma, Balaclava and Sevastopol and a Turkish Decoration: the Battle of the Alma on 20th September during the Crimean War Several of the newly instituted Victoria Crosses were awarded for conduct at the Battle . Medals British Book, British Battles and Medals, Major L. L.. Gordon Original era publication. British Battles and Medals by Major Lawrence L. Gordon. 1st edition, Hardbound, pages with to the edges .


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