British Campaign Medals 1914-2005Code:
Peter Duckers. A5, 48pp. This book surveys the medals awarded to British personnel for military service around the world and in two world wars. During the course of the twentieth century the role of Britain’s forces changed considerably – from imperial conquest and peace-keeping to full scale participation in two world wars, campaigns for the withdrawal from Empire and service as a prominent member of the United Nations and NATO. Well illustrated with pictures of groups of soldiers, medals (in colour) and those who designed them. Some of the medals shown are: India General Service 1908-35, First World War 1914-18, second world war 1939-45, the Burma Star, General Service 1962, Iraq 2003, UN & NATO, etc.