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Fit To Fight

£20.99

Product description

Formed in 1860 as the Army Gymnastic Staff, the Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) has been keeping the British Army in shape for just over 150 years. Drawn from every regiment in the army, prospective candidates undergo 30 weeks of intensive training before qualifying as a Royal Army Physical Training Corps Instructor. Based at the Army School of Physical Training in Aldershot, over the course of its history the RAPTC has trained countless instructors, including Olympic medallists Dame Kelly Holmes and Kriss Akabussi.

This is a complete history of the RAPTC from its formation to the present day, illustrated with stunning images from the regimental collection, including historical photographs, commissioned pictures of objects and fine art, and facsimile reproductions of documents.

Hardback has black cloth boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Condition is very good with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Dust jacket is clean with a few scuff marks to the surfaces. Published in 2017, first edition. 

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Nikolai Bogdanovic
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30.5 x 25 x 2.3 cm
EAN-13:
9781472824219
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1472824219
ISBN-13:
9781472824219
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Title:
Fit To Fight

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Formed in 1860 as the Army Gymnastic Staff, the Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) has been keeping the British Army in shape for just over 150 years. Drawn from every regiment in the army, prospective candidates undergo 30 weeks of intensive training before qualifying as a Royal Army Physical Training Corps Instructor. Based at the Army School of Physical Training in Aldershot, over the course of its history the RAPTC has trained countless instructors, including Olympic medallists Dame Kelly Holmes and Kriss Akabussi.

This is a complete history of the RAPTC from its formation to the present day, illustrated with stunning images from the regimental collection, including historical photographs, commissioned pictures of objects and fine art, and facsimile reproductions of documents.

Hardback has black cloth boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Condition is very good with clean pages throughout and securely bound. Dust jacket is clean with a few scuff marks to the surfaces. Published in 2017, first edition. 

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Nikolai Bogdanovic
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30.5 x 25 x 2.3 cm
EAN-13:
9781472824219
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1472824219
ISBN-13:
9781472824219
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Title:
Fit To Fight

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