The Home Guard : a military and political history

MacKenzie's detailed history of the Home Guard offers a new perspective on the men who took up the challenge. Despite its popular image of old men and teenagers playing soldiers, the Home Guard, often as large as the wartime army, became an astonishingly strong political force in its own right

Main Author: Mackenzie, S. P.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 1995, 1995
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:MacKenzie's detailed history of the Home Guard offers a new perspective on the men who took up the challenge. Despite its popular image of old men and teenagers playing soldiers, the Home Guard, often as large as the wartime army, became an astonishingly strong political force in its own right
Physical Description:xiv, 262 p., [16] p. of plates ill., facsims., ports
ISBN:9780191676789