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Britain’s Modern Army., c.1940s

Britain’s Modern Army. London, Odhams Press Limited, 1940. Cloth Bound, 8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾” tall, Good/ No Jacket, 320pp. No date, circa early 1940s. Embossed blue cloth, illustrated endpapers in red. Illustrated with photographs with accompanying text and diagrams. Frontispiece B/W photo showing British Tanks in the Desert. A morale boosting work of British wartime propaganda extolling the virtues of Britain’s armies. Includes chapters on the Daily Life of a Soldier, tactics, weapons, ammunition, transport, the territorial service and the Home Guard. Light marking to boards, minor bumping. Spine sunned, a little rubbed, gilt titles dulled. Pages clean, binding tight. (Second World War, British propaganda) (ref.-000006)

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December 13, 2011 at 4:53 pm

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