Victoria Cross by Peter Duckers
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Victoria Cross
By Peter Duckers

The Victoria Cross

By (author) See other recent books by Peter Duckers
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $14.99
Your Price: $13.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.67 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Victoria Cross by Peter Duckers

Book Description

The Victoria Cross, established in 1856 during the Crimean War, has remained to this day the highest British reward 'for valour' and is perhaps the most prestigious gallantry medal in the world. The VC has been earned in every theatre of war where British and Commonwealth soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians have served. In this book the author describes and illustrates many of the medals and the men and women who have been awarded them together with the award citations which are always remarkable and sometimes astounding.

Buy Victoria Cross book by Peter Duckers from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806356
ISBN-10: 0747806357
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 5mm)
Pages: 72
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Peter Duckers

British Military Medals by Peter Duckers British Military Medals, Hardback (September 2013)

* Fully revised second edition of Peter Ducker's best-selling guide to military medals * Concise introduction to British campaign medals, long-service awards and gallantry awards * Features information on newly available books, rolls, registers and internet sources

British Campaign Medals of the First World War by Peter Duckers British Campaign Medals of the First World War, Paperback (July 2011)

"British Campaign Medals of the First World War".

European Orders and Decorations to 1945 by Peter Duckers European Orders and Decorations to 1945, Paperback (May 2008)

Since the early Middle Ages, the royal families of Europe have rewarded loyal service with a wide range of Orders of Knighthood and Chivalry. This book describes the range of European Orders conferred before 1945, some of which stretch back hundreds of years.

» View all books by Peter Duckers

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Victoria Cross book by Peter Duckers and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Peter Duckers

Peter Duckers has been a collector of British campaign and gallantry medals for thirty-five years and now specialises in awards to the Indian Army. He has written numerous magazine and journal articles about medals and is a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society, a member of the Orders and Medals Research Society and the Indian Military Historical Society. He is curator of the Shropshire Regimental Museum in Shrewsbury Castle.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Peter Duckers close
British Military Medals by Peter Duckers
British Campaign Medals of the First World War by Peter Duckers
Crimean War at Sea by Peter Duckers
British Military Medals by Peter Duckers
European Orders and Decorations to 1945 by Peter Duckers
Castles of Shropshire by Peter Duckers
British Campaign Medals, 1914-2005 by Peter Duckers
British Military Rifles by Peter Duckers
British Orders and Decorations by Peter Duckers
British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000 by Peter Duckers
On Service in India by Peter Duckers
British Campaign Medals 1851-1914 by Peter Duckers
Soldiers of Shropshire by Peter Duckers
King's Shropshire Light Infantry by Peter Duckers
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close