Published to coincide with a special exhibition of the unrivalled collection in the National Army Museum. The book tells the story of the British Army's participation in the Crimean War. In ten catalogue sections nearly 500 exhibits are fully described and illustrated in colour and b/w with some fold outs. There are also five maps and 12 essays written by members of the Museum's staff dealing with the catalogue subjects in depth. The catalogue/sub catalogue subjects with essay authors include :- The British Army of 1854 - Uniforms: Gill Brewer, Weapons and Equipment: Sara Jones, The Army of the East - The Army of the Ottoman Empire: Simon Moody, The Landing in the Crimea and the Battle of Alma, The opening of the Siege of Sevastopol and the Battle of Balaklava, The Battle of Inkerman, The Russian Army and the Campaign of Sevastopol: Alan Guy, Administrative Breakdown - Art and War Reportage: Emma Armstrong, The Women of the Crimean War: Sam Doty, Britain's French and Sardinian Allies: Michael Ball, Photography in the Crimea: Kate Wood, Assault on the Redan etc.
Book in good condition. Dust jacket has slight creasing on the edges and a waterstain on the inside, otherwise in good condition.Printed in 2003.Heavy book at 3kg ,so will be delivered by courier for a charge of £8.00.