The Story of the English Soldier
By (author) John Laffin
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Tommy Atkins by John Laffin
Book DescriptionThis work is the story of the "ordinary" English soldier, covering the years 1642-1966. Here lie some of the paradoxes of the English soldier. Successive governments misused his talents and his loyalties, and he died without complaint to save them from their follies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750934800
(198mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Laffin
Tommy Atkins: The Story of the English Soldier, Paperback (June 2011)
The story of the ordinary British 'tommy' and his place in history
Agony of Gallipoli, Paperback (April 2005)
Controversy still rages today about the Gallipoli campaign. John Laffin examines the premises on which it was conceived, the way it was executed, the personalities of the generals and the conflicts amongst them.
Man the Nazis Couldn't Catch, Paperback (October 2004)
This title is about a private soldier of the British Army, Leonard Arlington of the Middlesex Regiment.
On the Western Front, Paperback (August 2004)» View all books by John Laffin
A serious attempt to illustrate the humanity of the soldier on the Western Front, this title reflects World War I as they saw it: from first shot to last. These tales, told to fellow men in the trenches, behind the lines, at base hospitals and at the estaminets and billets during rest periods, have been recorded here.
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Author Biography - John Laffin
John Laffin, a veteran writer on war, over 70 books on most aspects of military history. He is well-known and respected military author and wrote many books for us.
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