Title YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU: FROM SIX TO SIXTY-FIVE DIVISIONS. EXPANSION OF THE BRITISH ARMY INFANTRY DIVISIONS, 1914-1918.
Publisher Pen & Sword / Leo Cooper, Barnsley, 2000.
Seller ID 19089
176 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0850527112 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "The Great War's insatiable appetite for human life led to an extraordinary expansion of British infantry division s from six to sixty-five. Martin Middlebrook....expertly guides the reader through early mobilization, the growth of the 'Pals' movement and on to conscription. This was a war where numbers of divisions were the units of currency by whic h a n a t i o n 's involvement were measured." Light waviness to top/bottom of textblock, one very tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling at top of spine and rear panel, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good+