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Description - British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000 by Peter Duckers

Since ancient times soldiers have been honoured for gallantry in battle. Over the years and in different societies such honours have taken many forms byut since the 1850s specific acts of bravery 'in the face of the enemy' by British and Imperial forces have been recognised by the award of a range of wearable decorations. These provide a visible indication both of the bravery of the recipient and of its recognition by the government and nation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747805168
ISBN-10: 0747805164
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 5mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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 is a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society, a member of the Orders and Medals Research Society, the Military Historical Society and the Indian Military Historical Society. He is Curator of the Shropshire Regimental Museum in Shrewsbury Castle.

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