The Far East Theatre 1939-1946 :: Martin Farndale

The Far East Theatre 1939-1946 :: Martin Farndale soon to be presented for sale on the really rather good BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Brassey’s, 2002, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Plans of battle; Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Chronological tables; Diagrams; Maps (some colour); Tables; List of abbreviations; References; Glossary;

From the cover: Guns have been used by the English since at least the Battle of Crecy in 1346 and ever since they have played an important and ever increasing role in war. Henry VII formed the first force of artillery in England in 1486 when he established a permanent body of gunners in the royal fortresses. Master Gunners were appointed to look after the guns and the first Master Gunner of Whitehall and St Jamess Park was appointed in 1678. Then in 1716 two companies of Regular artillery formed at Woolwich and the title Royal was added in 1722. The Royal Horse Artillery was founded in 1793.

Because gunners rallied to the guns in battle the guns became the colours of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. Since 1756 the Royal Artillery, when on parade with guns, has taken precedence over all reg…

In the History of the Royal Regiment of Artillery series.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xxvi) 449 pages. Index. 10″ x 7″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Military Army catalogue?

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