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by Peter Simkins


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Peter Simkins worked at the IWM for over thirty-five years before retiring as its Senior Historian in 1999. He was awarded the MBE that year for his services to the Museum

Peter Simkins worked at the IWM for over thirty-five years before retiring as its Senior Historian in 1999. He was awarded the MBE that year for his services to the Museum. He is currently Honorary Professor in Modern History and a Member of the Centre for First World War Studies at the University of Birmingham; a Vice-President of the Western Front Association; and a Member of the Council of the Army Records Society. Other recent publications include Haig: A Reappraisal 70 Years On (1999), Leadership in Conflict (2000) and Haig's Generals (2006).

The New Army, often referred to as Kitchener's Army or, disparagingly, as Kitchener's Mob, was an (initially) all-volunteer army of the British Army formed in the United Kingdom from 1914 onwards following the outbreak of hostilities in th. .

The New Army, often referred to as Kitchener's Army or, disparagingly, as Kitchener's Mob, was an (initially) all-volunteer army of the British Army formed in the United Kingdom from 1914 onwards following the outbreak of hostilities in the First World War in late July 1914. It originated on the recommendation of Herbert Kitchener, then the Secretary of State for War to raise 500,000 volunteers

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He examines the experiences and impressions of the officers and men who made up the New Armies. As well as analysing their motives for enlisting, he explores how they were fed, housed, equipped and trained before they set off for active service abroad

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the . Peter Simkins worked at the IWM for over thirty-five years before retiring as its Senior Historian in 1999.

Peter Simkins worked at the IWM for over thirty-five years before retiring as its Senior Historian in 1999. He is currently Honorary Professor in Modern History and a Member of the Centre for First World War Studies at the University of Birmingham; a Vice-President of the Western Front.

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Numbering over five million men, Britain's army in the First World War was the biggest in the country's history. You're getting the VIP treatment! With the purchase of Kobo VIP Membership, you're getting 10% off and 2x Kobo Super Points on eligible items. Your Shopping Cart is empty. There are currently no items in your Shopping Cart. As well as analysing their motives for enlisting, he explores how they were fed, housed, equipped and trained before they set off for active service abroad.

Peter Simkins describes how Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener’s New Armies were raised and reviews the main political, economic and social effects of the recruiting campaign. He examines the experiences and impressions of the officers and men who made up the New Armies. As well as analyzing their motives for enlisting, he explores how they were fed, housed, equipped and trained before they set off for active service abroad.
Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914-1916 download epub
Europe
Author: Peter Simkins
ISBN: 1844155854
Category: History
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Casemate Publishers (November 1, 2007)
Pages: 359 pages