Aldershot's Military Heritage by Paul H. Vickers PDF

By Paul H. Vickers

Aldershot is proud to be ‘The domestic of the British Army’, and its heritage is inextricably associated with that of the army. town has been formed by way of the presence of the military because it was once chosen because the website of Britain’s first everlasting education camp, and doubtless each regiment has been stationed in Aldershot at your time in its historical past. The camp used to be based through the Crimean struggle, and squaddies from Aldershot have fought in all significant conflicts due to the fact then, together with the Zulu warfare, wars in Egypt, the Sudan and South Africa, the 2 global wars, and more moderen conflicts together with the Falklands battle, Iraq and Afghanistan.

This publication is a party of Aldershot’s wealthy and carrying on with army history. In following the improvement of the camp, it finds the enormous contribution Aldershot has made to the British military from the 1850s to the current, together with many of the vibrant personalities who've left their mark on it, including the various high quality structures and memorials which remind us of our army predecessors to whom we owe so much.

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