British campaign medals 1815-1914

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This book outlines the medals issued to British soldiers and sailors for military service across the globe. At a time of imperial expansion, British forces were almost constantly in action - against major powers (like Russia in 1854), in wars of conquest (as in West Africa in the 1880s), or in expeditions on the fringes of Empire, such as the North-West Frontier, southern Africa or Burma. Their campagin medals have become a popular field for collectors since, apart from the artistic merit of some awards, most British medals ...

British Campaign Medals 1815-1914 2008, Shire Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747804659

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