When the Second World War was declared in 1939, the British Army was very much the 'Cinderella' of the three armed services, with a total strength of around 865, 000 men. This title presents a comprehensive overview of the British Army during this important time. It is suitable for those who are interested in this period of British history.This is the second a#39;World War IIHandbooka#39;IhavewrittenforSutton Publishing, the first being my attempttocramthebuildup, training, organization, ... The American Army waswell tothe fore, producing theirexcellent training manual (TM 30a410) entitled Handbook ... andno mention whatsoever of the17 pdr or of SP a tkweapons, because obviously they had notyet comeinto service so could notbe included.
|Title||:||Companion to the British Army 1939-1945|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2013-06-01|