The World War II Tommy (Paperback)

British Army Uniforms, European Theatre 1939-45

By Martin Brawley

The Crowood Press UK, 9781861269140, 144pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2007

List Price: 29.95*
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A paperback edition of this classic work, which describes and illustrates the uniforms and equipment of the WWII British soldier using original items worn by live models in authentic settings. A huge range of subjects is covered, from the uniforms and equipment of the front line infantryman, to the officers' and men's walking-out dress, the special kit issued to tank crews, air-landed and mountain troops, motorcyclists, medics, arctic clothing, anti-gas kit and assault kit, even down to the demob suits issued to discharged soldiers in 1945.

About the Author

Martin Brayley is a military photographer who has seen service all over the world, from the jungles of the far east to the mountains of Norway. He is a life-long collector of militaria, and has contributed as a writer and photographer to many magazines, as well as writing several books.