This book brings together the lives of eight of Queen Victoria's most renowned and idiosyncratic generals, men who helped create the British Empire and whose lives reflect the vigor and diversity of the age.They are: Hugh Gough, Charles Napier, Charles Gordon, Frederick Roberts, Garnet Wolseley, Evelyn Wood, Hector Macdonald, and Herbert Kitchener.
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During the Second World War, Byron Farwell (1921–1999) served as a captain of engineers attached to the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in the British Eighth Army area.
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Book Description WW Norton & Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110393018849
Book Description WW Norton & Co, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0393018849
Book Description WW Norton & Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0393018849 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0185331