The Edwardian Army

Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914
Author(s): 
Bowman, Timothy
Author(s): 
Connelly, Mark
ISBN: 
9780199542789
Date published: 
April 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Questions the general assumption that the British army which set sail for France in August 1914 was the best prepared force ever despatched from the British isles. Reveals instead that the army was by no means as well prepared for European continental warfare as many have presumed.