British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000, Paperback

British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000 Paperback

Part of the Shire Album S. series

Description

Since ancient times soldiers have been honoured for gallantry in battle. Over the years and in different societies such honours have taken many forms byut since the 1850s specific acts of bravery 'in the face of the enemy' by British and Imperial forces have been recognised by the award of a range of wearable decorations. These provide a visible indication both of the bravery of the recipient and of its recognition by the government and nation.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, colour and b&w illustrations
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9780747805168

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