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British Army on Campaign, The (4) - 1882-1902

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British Army on Campaign, The (4) - 1882-1902
by Osprey
Publish Year: 2002
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148657706
Mfg. part #: OSPMAA201
Type: Softcover
Series: MAA201


The Army of 1882 had just emerged from the many modernizing reforms effected between 1856-81. These included: opening of schools of instruction; abolition of the purchase of commissions; improvements in pay, living conditions and disciplinary measures and new weapons and tactics. By these later years of the 19th century the British Army had become the policeman of a vast global Empire. This volume in the acclaimed British Army on Campaign mini-series details the uniforms, organization and equipment used in a succession of campaigns across the face of the globe. Michael Barthorp's splendid text is accompanied by numerous illustrations including eight color plates by Pierre Turner.