By (author) Byron Farwell
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Gurkhas by Byron Farwell
Book DescriptionThis book will tell who the Gurkhas are and where they come from. It will describe their manners, customs, and character, and their history as soldiers, with special attention to their unique skills and remarkable valor. Their story is as colorful and as romantic as that of the French Foreign Legion, and yet it has never been fully or adequately told.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393307146
(211mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 14-Nov-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Byron Farwell
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A written account of what Kipling called 'the savage wars of peace', this text records the story of the little-known conflicts where British soldiers fought for Queen Victoria and her Empire.
Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Land Warfare, Hardback (November 2001)
The definitive one-volume reference to the armies, arms, and actions of the century that defined modern warfare.
Over There, Paperback (October 2000)» View all books by Byron Farwell
When the United States finally declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, the British and French armies were at a point of total exhaustion.
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Author Biography - Byron Farwell
During the Second World War, Byron Farwell (1921-1999) served as a captain of engineers attached to the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in the British Eighth Army area.
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