Description - England's Last Hope by K. W. Mitchinson
England's Last Hope studies how the part-time auxiliary Territorial Force was raised, clothed, trained, housed and administered during the crucial years of its development in the years before the Great War. As such, it fills a fundamental gap in the understanding of how the force's units were able to take the field as part of the BEF in 1914.
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(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
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Author Biography - K. W. Mitchinson
K.W MITCHINSON is author of the acclaimed Gentlemen and Officers: the Impact and Experience of War on a Territorial Regiment and Pioneer Battalions in the Great War. England's Last Hope is the second in a trilogy examining Britain's auxiliary forces, the first volume of which, Defending Albion, was shortlisted for the 2005 Templar Prize. Dr Mitchinson is a member of the Centre for First World War Studies at the University of Birmingham and works as a freelance editorial consultant.