THE PROFESSION OF ARMS

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General Sir John Winthrop Hackett GCB, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC was an Australian-born British soldier, author and university administrator.

Hackett fought with the British Army in the Second World War Syria-Lebanon campaign, where he was wounded and as a result of his actions was awarded the Military Cross. In the North African campaign he commanded C Squadron of the 8th Hussars (his parent unit) and was wounded again when his Stuart tank was hit during the battles for Sidi Rezegh airfield. He was severely burnt when escaping the stricken vehicle. He received his first Distinguished Service Order for this event.

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THE PROFESSION OF ARMS
by HACKETT, GENERAL SIR JOHN
Condition: Very Fine in Plastic./Very Fine
239pp incl index, incl 32pp Col photog plates; b&w photos in text thru’out . Overweight….. please expect extra postage.” A history from classical times to the Cold War period, with a “brilliant” essay to conclude, on ‘Leadership’ now held to be a classic”, by an historian, classicist & military man..
Bookseller: BOOKLOVERS PARADISE ZA (ZA)
Bookseller Inventory #: 006695
Title: THE PROFESSION OF ARMS
Author: HACKETT, GENERAL SIR JOHN
Format/binding: Hard Cover Tan Boards
Book condition: Used – Very Fine in Plastic.
Jacket condition: Very Fine
Quantity available: 1
Edition: First Edition Thus,
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson,
Place: London.
Date published: 1984
Keywords: War, Military, Sociology.
Bookseller catalogs: War;
Size: 255x25p1mm