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Bravest of the Brave: The Story of the Victoria Cross epub

by John Glanfield


Bravest of the Brave: The Story of the Victoria Cross epub

ISBN: 0750936959

ISBN13: 978-0750936958

Author: John Glanfield

Category: History

Subcategory: Europe

Language: English

Publisher: Sutton Publishing (December 1, 2005)

Pages: 192 pages

ePUB book: 1584 kb

FB2 book: 1311 kb

Rating: 4.2

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Bravest of the Brave book. The year 2006 marks the 150th anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross, the pre-eminent British award for gallantry - and arguably the best-known worldwide.

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In this book John Glanfield concentrates on the story behind the VC’s origins and relates the often extraordinary record of official interference in the award of this prestigious decoration throughout its history. LRB Merchandise - Now Shipped Worldwide.

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Including the character of Vronsky at the end of Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina. bk. It has since been shown that the metal in fact came from antique Chinese guns (J. Glanfield, Bravest of the Brave: The Story of the Victoria Cross (London, 2005)). bl. The Rumiantsev Library and Museum, opened in Moscow in 1862, was not a public collection in this sense. It was donated to the public by a single nobleman. Henry Holt and Company, LLC. Publishers since 1866.

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the United Kingdom honours system. It is awarded for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" to members of the British armed forces. It may be awarded posthumously. It was previously awarded to Commonwealth countries, most of which have established their own honours systems and no longer recommend British honours

The year 2006 marks the 150th anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross, the pre-eminent British award for gallantry - and arguably the best-kwn worldwide

The year 2006 marks the 150th anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross, the pre-eminent British award for gallantry - and arguably the best-kwn worldwide. In this book John Glanfield concentrates on the story behind the VC's origins and relates the often extraordinary record of official interference in the award of this prestigious decoration throughout its history.

He also writes on general military and social history subjects including Bravest of the Brave, the Story of the Victoria Cross’ The late military historian Professor Richard Holmes rated it the best single book on the VC. John organised international trade fairs before joining Earls Court & Olympia as Halls Director. Served on government organising teams for London's 50th VE and VJ commemorations, the Hong Kong handover, and London's Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

The year 2006 marks the 150th anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross, the pre-eminent British award for gallantry - and arguably the best-known worldwide. In this book John Glanfield concentrates on the story behind the VC's origins and relates the often extraordinary record of official interference in the award of this prestigious decoration throughout its history. In particular, the author's research casts new light on the mythical origins of the metal used in the production of the Victoria Cross. Illustrated with personal accounts, colourful anecdotes and tales of the later fortunes of those who survived, the narrative includes many examples of the holders and their deeds, briefly outlining the wider engagement in which each took place, from the Crimean War to the current involvement in Iraq.