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British Army 2000
British Army 2000
by Army Benevolent Fund
Edition: Hardcover

3.0 out of 5 stars British Army 2000 Not bad but far from great, 18 Dec. 2014
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This review is from: British Army 2000 (Hardcover)
Not a bad book if you just want some stories and nice pictures, if you need a quick reference book it falls very short of the mark.
The format is all over the place with no standardization or easy reference to such details as the regiments former titles, most of which are hidden within the body of the text.
Many of the brief histories are also disjointed.
Also don't expect any detailed information on the badges.
The illustrations of the badges are very small and placed so close to the page gutter that it's just about impossible to see them in any detail.
Could do better.


Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War
Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War
by Earl J. Coates
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Don Troiani's Regiments & Uniforms of the Civil War, 8 Jan. 2012
Great book with over 260 pages of illustration and information.
The artwork is first class which in many cases is complemented with actual examples of uniforms.
I don't believe that any single book could cover the subject fully.
This book makes a very good attempt at giving an overall picture of the Civil War uniforms, better than many.
I'm no expert but I like it......


British Campaign Medals 1815-1914 (Shire Album)
British Campaign Medals 1815-1914 (Shire Album)
by Peter Duckers
Edition: Paperback
Price: £4.41

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars British Campaign Medals 1815-1914, 8 Jan. 2012
Nice clear photographs of the medals but could have done with a maybe more examples of the obverse of some medals.
Most of the photographs are in colour.
Main fault, for anyone who's after a quick reference, is the lack of a detailed index but with only forty pages this isn't a major problem.


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