The Story of the British Army
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The Story of the British Army

By C. Cooper King
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Table of Contents
  • THE STORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY
  • PREFACE
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • LIST OF MAPS, PLANS, AND ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE STORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY
  • CHAPTER I THE ARMY OF THE PEOPLE—TO 1100
  • CHAPTER II THE ARMY OF THE NOBLES—TO 1500
  • CHAPTER III THE PURITAN HOST
  • CHAPTER IV THE ARMY OF THE KING—TO 1701
  • CHAPTER V MARLBOROUGH AND HIS MEN—TO 1714
  • CHAPTER VI THE EMBERS OF THE CIVIL WAR—TO 1755
  • CHAPTER VII THE ARMY IN AMERICA—TO 1793
  • CHAPTER VIII THE ARMY AT SEA—TO 1815
  • CHAPTER IX THE PENINSULAR ARMY: (a) ITS MAKING—1793–1808
  • CHAPTER X THE PENINSULAR ARMY: (b) ITS TRAINING—1808–11
  • CHAPTER XI THE PENINSULAR ARMY: (c) ITS REWARD—1811–14
  • CHAPTER XII THE ARMY IN THE NETHERLANDS—WATERLOO, 1815
  • CHAPTER XIII THE ARMY AFTER THE LONG PEACE—THE CRIMEA, 1854
  • CHAPTER XIV THE ARMY IN INDIA: (a) THE EAST INDIA COMPANY, ITS RISE—1600–1825
  • CHAPTER XV THE ARMY IN INDIA—(b) THE FALL OF THE COMPANY AND AFTERWARDS—1825–1858
  • CHAPTER XVI THE ARMY IN INDIA: (c) THE ARMY OF THE QUEEN-EMPRESS—1858–96
  • CHAPTER XVII THE ARMY IN THE FAR EAST—1819–75
  • CHAPTER XVIII THE ARMY IN SOUTH AND WEST AFRICA—1834–86
  • CHAPTER XIX THE ARMY IN NORTH AFRICA—1867–96
  • CHAPTER XX THE ARMY AS IT IS
  • APPENDIX I THE PRINCIPAL CAMPAIGNS AND BATTLES IN WHICH THE BRITISH ARMY HAVE BEEN ENGAGED SINCE 1658.
  • APPENDIX II LIST OF REGIMENTS, WITH THEIR FORMER NUMBERS AND THEIR PRESENT TITLES, IN ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
  • APPENDIX III LIST OF BADGES, MOTTOES, AND GENERAL NICKNAMES OF THE ARMY.
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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