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Generals of the British Army

Francis Dodd

Generals of the British Army

Portraits in colours

by Francis Dodd

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Published by "Country Life", George Newnes in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Francis Dodd, with introduction and biographical notes. Part two.
The Physical Object
Pagination[28]p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17428930M

  The British Army Military Book of the Year is the Army's own annual literary competition. Each year, a panel nominates a shortlist of around six books which are read and graded by ten serving judges. Today we announce the seven titles which will . Army Basing and Infrastructure, September (4/; 53) Major-General Richard J.B. Spencer (late Royal Signals): Director of Service Delivery, Information Systems and Services, September Major-General Robert J. Thomson (Late Rifles): Commander, British Forces, Cyprus, September File Size: KB.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Generals of the British army. New York, G.H. Doran Co. [?] (OCoLC) This is a list of full generals in the British Army since the Acts of Union The rank of general (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by serving officers in the British Army. It ranks above lieutenant-general and below field marshal which is now only awarded as an honorary rank.

The Chief of the General Staff (CGS) is the professional head of the Army, with responsibility for developing and generating military capability from an integrated Army (Regular and Reserve) and for maintaining the fighting effectiveness, efficiency and morale of the Service.   Generals: Ten British Commanders Who Shaped the World by Mark Urban pp, Faber, £ Those who have read Mark Urban's two books on the Peninsular war, The Man Who Broke Napoleon's Codes and Author: David Ramsbotham.


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The author Mark Urban has selected ten British generals who, in his opinion, have made a great impact on world history. They are in chronological order: George Monck (English Civil War -ECW), Marlborough, William Howe (AWI), Duke Of York, Wellington, Gordon, Kitchener, Allenby, JFC Fuller and Montgomery/5(14).

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