"Review from previous edition The most authoritative and comprehensive one-volume history of the British Army ever written"--The Times
"a highly readable and thorough history which will both entertain and educate"--Forces News
"has the advantage that each chapter can be read as a self-contained piece...excellent"--Officer
About the Author
Dr David Chandler (General Editor) is a distinguished military historian with many successful books to his credit and a former head of the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He is President Emeritus of the British Commission for Military History, and a former Vice-President of the Commission Internationale d'Histoire Militaire. Professor Ian Beckett (Associate Editor), a former Senior Lecturer at Sandhurst, is currently Professor of Modern History at the University of Luton. He is secretary of the Army Records Society.