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The Victoria Cross

Rupert Stewart

The Victoria Cross

the Empire"s roll of valour

by Rupert Stewart

  • 226 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Lieut. Colonel Rupert Stewart.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,469p. ;
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22825804M

  An excellent reference book."-- "Victoria Cross Society" About the Author. Kevin Brazier has investigated the lives, careers and military exploits of all VC holders in order to compile this unique book. He has long been intrigued by medals and medal recipients, in particular by the VC, Britain's highest award for s:   This book is an ambitious endeavour to capture the history of Australia’s pre-eminent award for acts of bravery in the face of the enemy and its highest military honour, the Victoria Cross (VC). Since when the award was created by Queen Victoria, Australian servicemen have been recognised with the s: 3.

Naval VCs have been won in places as far apart in time and distance as the Baltic in and Japan in , in the trenches from the Crimea to the Western Front, in harbours from Dar es Salaam to Zeebrugge, from the Barents to the Java Sea, from New Zealand to the North Atlantic, and from China. For Valour tells the remarkable stories of the Australians who have been awarded the Victoria Cross for exceptional acts of bravery and self-sacrifice in battle. From Captain Neville Howse of the New South Wales Army Medical Corps in to Corporal Cameron Baird of the 2nd Commando Regiment in , heroic actions in the Boer War appear alongside those from the First World War, North.

Genre/Form: Biographies Military history Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Winton, John, Victoria Cross at sea. London: Joseph, victoria cross GARY MEAD Book Number: Product format: Hardback A military historian's balanced account of the VC's life and times which exposes the hypocrisy behind one of the UK's last sacred cows, and explores its role as a barometer for the shifting sands of political and social change during the last years.


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