. .
English
United States
Similar books
More/other books that might be very similar to this book
Search tools
Sign in
Share this book on...
Book recommendations
Latest news
Tip from find-more-books.com
Advertising
FILTER
- 0 Results
Lowest price: 2.80 €, highest price: 10.74 €, average price: 6.14 €
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - Philip Ziegler
book is out-of-stock
(*)
Philip Ziegler:

Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - hardcover

2001, ISBN: 0375412069

[SR: 6129434], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780375412066], Knopf, Knopf, Book, [PU: Knopf], 2002-02-26, Knopf, From the acclaimed biographer of Lord Mountbatten and King Edward VIII: a poignant and illuminating book, rich in narrative and anecdote, that explores the lives of nine British soldiers, or “Chelsea Pensioners,” whose wartime experiences span the twentieth century. A particularly British institution, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was opened in 1692 and, like Les Invalides in Paris, it was designed to provide a secure home for indigent veterans. Three hundred years later, it is still serving its original purpose, and its residents—who have seen action from Passchendaele to Anzio, from the Malayan emergency to the Mau Mau uprising, from Aden to Indonesia—are perhaps a more traditional breed of soldier than can be found anywhere else. Philip Ziegler is fascinated by the values that these veterans share, and that the Army inculcated in them: self-discipline, acceptance of risk and pain, patriotism, loyalty to their fellows. And sometimes, of course, bigotry, narrow-mindedness, even blinkered stupidity. Are the old values of duty, honor and country still relevant, or are these men the last survivors of a lost world? To read this book is to understand what soldiers are all about, what they fight for and how they fit into the world of today.With, 9332123011, Great Britain, 4948, England, 4974, Scotland, 4982, Wales, 4935, Europe, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 5011, Military, 3568213011, Afghan War, 5012, Aviation, 1043892, Canada, 5015, Intelligence & Espionage, 387040011, Iraq War, 5016, Korean War, 16233491, Life & Institutions, 5017, Napoleonic Wars, 5018, Naval, 5019, Pictorials, 16244451, Prisoners of War, 16244121, Regiments, 5020, Strategy, 5021, Uniforms, 5022, United States, 5025, Vietnam War, 1043894, War of 1812, 5026, Weapons & Warfare, 5030, World War I, 5031, World War II, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

Used Book Amazon.com
bookcellarnh
Sammlerstück Shipping costs:Usually ships in 1-2 business days, plus shipping costs
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - Philip Ziegler
book is out-of-stock
(*)

Philip Ziegler:

Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - hardcover

2001, ISBN: 0375412069

[SR: 6129434], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780375412066], Knopf, Knopf, Book, [PU: Knopf], 2002-02-26, Knopf, From the acclaimed biographer of Lord Mountbatten and King Edward VIII: a poignant and illuminating book, rich in narrative and anecdote, that explores the lives of nine British soldiers, or “Chelsea Pensioners,” whose wartime experiences span the twentieth century. A particularly British institution, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was opened in 1692 and, like Les Invalides in Paris, it was designed to provide a secure home for indigent veterans. Three hundred years later, it is still serving its original purpose, and its residents—who have seen action from Passchendaele to Anzio, from the Malayan emergency to the Mau Mau uprising, from Aden to Indonesia—are perhaps a more traditional breed of soldier than can be found anywhere else. Philip Ziegler is fascinated by the values that these veterans share, and that the Army inculcated in them: self-discipline, acceptance of risk and pain, patriotism, loyalty to their fellows. And sometimes, of course, bigotry, narrow-mindedness, even blinkered stupidity. Are the old values of duty, honor and country still relevant, or are these men the last survivors of a lost world? To read this book is to understand what soldiers are all about, what they fight for and how they fit into the world of today.With, 9332123011, Great Britain, 4948, England, 4974, Scotland, 4982, Wales, 4935, Europe, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 5011, Military, 3568213011, Afghan War, 5012, Aviation, 1043892, Canada, 5015, Intelligence & Espionage, 387040011, Iraq War, 5016, Korean War, 16233491, Life & Institutions, 5017, Napoleonic Wars, 5018, Naval, 5019, Pictorials, 16244451, Prisoners of War, 16244121, Regiments, 5020, Strategy, 5021, Uniforms, 5022, United States, 5025, Vietnam War, 1043894, War of 1812, 5026, Weapons & Warfare, 5030, World War I, 5031, World War II, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

New book Amazon.com
Name Brand Overstocks
, Neuware Shipping costs:Usually ships in 1-2 business days, plus shipping costs
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - Philip Ziegler
book is out-of-stock
(*)
Philip Ziegler:
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - used book

2001

ISBN: 0375412069

ID: 1853970

From the acclaimed biographer of Lord Mountbatten and King Edward VIII: a poignant and illuminating book, rich in narrative and anecdote, that explores the lives of nine British soldiers, or "Chelsea Pensioners," whose wartime experiences span the twentieth century. A particularly British institution, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was opened in 1692 and, like Les Invalides in Paris, it was designed to provide a secure home for indigent veterans. Three hundred years later, it is still serving its original purpose, and its residents-who have seen action from Passchendaele to Anzio, from the Malayan emergency to the Mau Mau uprising, from Aden to Indonesia-are perhaps a more traditional breed of soldier than can be found anywhere else. Philip Ziegler is fascinated by the values that these veterans share, and that the Army inculcated in them: self-discipline, acceptance of risk and pain, patriotism, loyalty to their fellows. And sometimes, of course, bigotry, narrow-mindedness, even blinkered stupidity. Are the old values of duty, honor and country still relevant, or are these men the last survivors of a lost world? To read this book is to understand what soldiers are all about, what they fight for and how they fit into the world of today.With 18 photographs. 20th century,england,europe,history,life and institutions,military,military science,modern (16th-21st centuries) History, Knopf

Used Book Thriftbooks.com
used Shipping costs:zzgl. Versandkosten, plus shipping costs
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
SOLDIERS - Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - Ziegler, Philip
book is out-of-stock
(*)
Ziegler, Philip:
SOLDIERS - Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - hardcover

2001, ISBN: 9780375412066

ID: 553936079

New York 2002 , Knopf, first US edition, hard bound in dust jacket,FINE/FINE CONDITION, 6x9, xi, 331 pages, a few illus, bibliog, index. .................................................. What leads a man to join the Army? To fight and perhaps die for his country? To enjoy a semi-monastic life among his comrades? To belong to a regiment in which he can take pride? To obey orders? Or simply to escape from poverty into a secure environment. An in-depth study of the character and spirit of soldiers, rich in narrative and anecdote. This poignant account of military lives takes as its starting point interviews with Chelsea Pensioners, whose army service spans the 20th century and who have seen action from World War I to Korea. Ziegler is fascinated by the values that war veterans share, and which the army inculcated in them: self-discipline, acceptance of risk and pain, patriotism, and solidarity with their fellow soldiers. Of course there is sometimes bigotry, narrow-mindedness and even blinkered stupidity. The author also addresses the question of whether army values are still admired in contemporary British society. But above all, this book celebrates the lives and attitudes of soldiers and comes to an understanding of the ethos that means so much to them.

Used Book Biblio.com
ARTICLES OF WAR Ltd
Shipping costs: EUR 30.64
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - Ziegler, Philip
book is out-of-stock
(*)
Ziegler, Philip:
Soldiers: Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001 - hardcover

2002, ISBN: 0375412069

ID: 3861873550

[EAN: 9780375412066], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Alfred A. Knopt, New York], GREAT BRITAIN - MILITARY HISTORY 20TH CENTURY BIOGRAPHY . ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA, LONDON, ENGLAND BIOGRAPHY. SOLDIERS, History|Europe|Great Britain|General, History|Military|General, Biography & Autobiography|General, Biography & Autobiography|Military, Jacket, 331 pp, index. Light edgewear. Previous owner's info ffep - interior o/w unmarked. Binding tight.

Used Book Abebooks.de
Alhambra Books, Edmonton, AB, Canada [3054340] [Rating: 5 (von 5)]
NOT NEW BOOK Shipping costs: EUR 42.16
Details...
(*) Book out-of-stock means that the book is currently not available at any of the associated platforms we search.

< to search results...
Details of the book
SOLDIERS - Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001
Author:

Ziegler, Philip

Title:

SOLDIERS - Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001

ISBN:

9780375412066

From the acclaimed biographer of Lord Mountbatten and King Edward VIII: a poignant and illuminating book, rich in narrative and anecdote, that explores the lives of nine British soldiers, or “Chelsea Pensioners,” whose wartime experiences span the twentieth century.

A particularly British institution, the Royal Hospital Chelsea was opened in 1692 and, like Les Invalides in Paris, it was designed to provide a secure home for indigent veterans. Three hundred years later, it is still serving its original purpose, and its residents—who have seen action from Passchendaele to Anzio, from the Malayan emergency to the Mau Mau uprising, from Aden to Indonesia—are perhaps a more traditional breed of soldier than can be found anywhere else.

Philip Ziegler is fascinated by the values that these veterans share, and that the Army inculcated in them: self-discipline, acceptance of risk and pain, patriotism, loyalty to their fellows. And sometimes, of course, bigotry, narrow-mindedness, even blinkered stupidity. Are the old values of duty, honor and country still relevant, or are these men the last survivors of a lost world?

To read this book is to understand what soldiers are all about, what they fight for and how they fit into the world of today.

With

Details of the book - SOLDIERS - Fighting Men's Lives, 1901-2001


EAN (ISBN-13): 9780375412066
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0375412069
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1901
Publisher: Knopf

Book in our database since 06.04.2007 14:31:59
Book found last time on 12.03.2017 20:40:21
ISBN/EAN: 9780375412066

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-375-41206-9, 978-0-375-41206-6

< to search results...
< to archive...
Related books