Lieutenant -Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett - The King's African Rifles - 1956

Omschrijving
Lieutenant -Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett - The King's African Rifles - 1956
Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Militaria - Aantal: 1 - Stofomslag - Boek

"A Study in the Military History of East & Central Africa 1890-1945."

Publishers black cloth with gilt vignette to front cover.
Gilt title to spine.
Pictorial dust-jacket [small loss to top].
xix, 727 pages.
Photographic plates.
In-text illustrations.
Folding maps on Japon.

"This huge work by Moyse-Bartlett stands head and shoulders
above anything else ever written about East African soldiers.
A superb book (Perkins). The King's African Rifles (KAR) was a
multi-battalion British colonial regiment raised from Britain's
various possessions in East Africa from 1902 until independence
in the 1960s. It performed both military and internal security functions
within the colonial territories, and served outside these territories
during the World Wars. The rank and file (askaris) were drawn
from native inhabitants, while most of the officers were seconded
from the British Army. When the KAR was first raised there were
some Sudanese officers in the battalions raised in Uganda, and native
officers were commissioned towards the end of British colonial rule."

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Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
1
Onderwerp
Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Militaria
Auteur/ Illustrator
Lieutenant -Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett
Boektitel
The King's African Rifles
Staat
Zeer Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1956
Druk
Eerste druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Uitgever
Gale & Polden., London
Band
Harde kaft
Extra's
Stofomslag
Aantal pagina‘s.
727
Afmetingen
24,5×16,5 cm
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