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Britain's Final Defence: Arming The Home Guard 1940 - 1944

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Known affectionately as 'Dad's Army', the Home Guard was Britain's very serious attempt to protect our shores from invasion by Nazi Germany in the Second World War. In the 'Spitfire summer' of 1940, all that the 16 million unpaid, untrained part-timers of the Local Defence Volunteers (as the organisation was originally called) wanted was a service rifle for each man, but even that was too much for a country threatened by defeat to provide. Britain's Final Defence is the first book to explore the efforts made to arm the home defence force between 1940 and 1944 and describe the full range of weaponry available for Britain's last stand against invading Axis forces. This copy appears to have been unread and is therefore almost immaculate with only some slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. 

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Author(s):
Dale Clarke
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x156x27
EAN-13:
9780750967310
Edition:
2016
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780750967310
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
The History Press

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Known affectionately as 'Dad's Army', the Home Guard was Britain's very serious attempt to protect our shores from invasion by Nazi Germany in the Second World War. In the 'Spitfire summer' of 1940, all that the 16 million unpaid, untrained part-timers of the Local Defence Volunteers (as the organisation was originally called) wanted was a service rifle for each man, but even that was too much for a country threatened by defeat to provide. Britain's Final Defence is the first book to explore the efforts made to arm the home defence force between 1940 and 1944 and describe the full range of weaponry available for Britain's last stand against invading Axis forces. This copy appears to have been unread and is therefore almost immaculate with only some slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. 

Author(s):
Dale Clarke
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234x156x27
EAN-13:
9780750967310
Edition:
2016
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780750967310
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
The History Press

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