Valour Beyond Measure

Captain Richard William Leslie Wain V.C. - The Tank Corps at Cambrai, 1917

Jonathan Hicks

Biography of Richard Wain from Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales, who won the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions at the Battle of Cambrai in the First World War, aged only 20. Also traces in detail the history of the British Army Tank Corps and its contribution to the winning of the war, looking at personnel training and the development of early tanks.
Date Published :
November 2020
Publisher :
Y Lolfa
Illustration :
180 photos (mainly b/w)
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781912631261
Pages : 272
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$19.99

Overview
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Biography of Richard Wain from Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales, who won the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions at the Battle of Cambrai in the First World War, aged only 20. Also traces in detail the history of the British Army Tank Corps and its contribution to the winning of the war, looking at personnel training and the development of early tanks.

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