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The making of the British Army

Allan Mallinson

The making of the British Army

by Allan Mallinson

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Published by Bantam in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain,
  • Armies,
  • Military art and science,
  • Great Britain. Army,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementAllan Mallinson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA50 .M33 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination733 p. :
    Number of Pages733
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25038892M
    ISBN 109780553815405
    LC Control Number2011489070

    Get this from a library! The making of the British Army. [Allan Mallinson] -- "From the 'New Model Army' of Cromwell's vision shows us the people and events that have shaped the army we know today This is the story of hard-won military experience"--Jacket. Robert Heinlein said that the army make things as difficult as possible on purpose while they are training you, and it doesn't look as if much has changed. I enjoyed this book, although I skipped some of the detailed descriptions of the drills and exercises. The author is insightful enough to make for an interesting tale/5(18).

    Mallinson is surely right to stress the one enduring quality of the British Army: 'operational resilience' -- Saul David * SPECTATOR * A compelling history of the British Army -- Emmanuelle Smith * He presents a revised and updated version that no self-respecting defense commentator can risk being without * THE TIMES * I learned a lot -- Jeremy. The making of the British Army. [Allan Mallinson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Allan Mallinson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

    Edgehill, Surveying the disastrous scene in the aftermath of the first battle of the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell realizes that war can no longer be made in the old, feudal way: there has to be system and discipline, and therefore - eventually - a standing professional army. From the 'New Model Army' of Cromwell's distant vision, former soldier Allan Mallinson shows us . The Irish in the British Armed Forces refers to the history of Irish people serving in the British Armed Forces (including the British Army, the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and other elements). Ireland was then as part of the United Kingdom from and during this time in particular many Irishmen fought in the British Army. Different social classes joined the military .


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This book succeeds in creating a coherent narrative for the British army. It's strength lies in explaining the way in which past campaigns helped shape the army, while its main weakness lies in the (overt) partisanship of the author.

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Its sequel, Too Important for the Generals, is a provocative look at leadership during the Great War. The Making Of The British Army by Allan Mallinson From the English Civil War to today's War on Terror: in this sweeping account of nearly years of military history, former soldier Allan Mallinson looks at how the Army's dramatic past has made it one of the most effective fighting forces in the world today.

The history of the British Army spans over three and a half centuries since its founding in and involves numerous European wars, colonial wars and world wars. From the late 17th century until the midth century, the United Kingdom was the greatest economic and imperial power in the world, and although this dominance was principally achieved through the strength of the.

The Making of the British Army: From the English Civil War to the War On Terror (). The book examines nearly years of the British Army and examines how its military actions has made it one of the most effective fighting forces in the world today. Mallinson demonstrates how people and events have shaped the army's development.

'The Making Of The British Army' starts (obviously) with Cromwell's New Model army and progresses through history as a series of episodes towards the present day. There are a few battles presented in more detail, but as I've already said, it's mainly a socio-political book and an explanation of the origins of the quality of the British soldier/5(44).

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