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THE COMPLETE VICTORIA CROSS: A FULL CHRONOLOGICAL RECORD OF ALL HOLDERS OF BRITAIN?S HIGHEST AWARD F
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THE COMPLETE VICTORIA CROSS: A FULL CHRONOLOGICAL RECORD OF ALL HOLDERS OF BRITAIN?S HIGHEST AWARD F

Author: Kevin Brazier
Publisher: Casemate Publishing, May 2010
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1-84884-150-7

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The extraordinary exploits recounted in this fascinating book make unforgettable reading. Each entry gives the name & rank of the VC holder & the date & location of the action in which the VC was earned. The episodes themselves are described, in vivid detail. This remarkable reference book should appeal to anyone who is interested in tales of the extraordinary heroism exhibited by men under fire. 40 Illus.; 6x9 inches, 320 pgs.

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This complete chronological record of VC holders is an essential work of reference for every student of military history. All the British & Commonwealth servicemen who have been awarded the highest honor for exceptional acts of bravery & self-sacrifice are commemorated here. The first VCs awarded for the Crimean War & in the nineteenth-century colonial wars are described, as are the VCs awarded in the World Wars of the twentieth century & the most recent VCs awarded during present-day conflicts in Iraq & Afghanistan.

The extraordinary exploits recounted in this fascinating book make unforgettable reading. Each entry gives the name & rank of the VC holder & the date & location of the action in which the VC was earned. The episodes themselves are described, in vivid detail. Some information is also provided on the subsequent career of the VC recipients, the location of their medals & their place of burial. This remarkable reference book should appeal to anyone who is interested in British military history & in the history of medals, & in tales of the extraordinary heroism exhibited by men under fire.


 
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