British Battle Insignia (1) : 1914-18 (Men-At-Arms, 182)

By Mike Chappell

The British infantrymen who marched off to struggle in global battle I in 1914 wore merely regimental insignia, but by the point of the armistice in November 1918, insignia within the British military had gone through a substantial swap. Now seen was once a bewildering show of colored units on uniforms, helmets, autos, weapons, signboards and flags. Regimental badges remained yet have been joined by means of divisional insignia. those have been infrequently visible within the entrance line. as a substitute the 'battle patch' had seemed for wrestle use. during this superbly illustrated booklet Mike Chappell appears to be like on the vibrant number of insignia utilized by the British military in the course of the nice struggle.

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