A Dictionary of Military Terms

By: Farrow, Edward S.

Price: NZ$123.25

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Book Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Cloth is torn along entire length of front joint, and half of rear joint, thus spine cloth partly detached. Internally good and complete.; xii, 682 pages. Limp blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 172 x 113mm (6 3/4" x 4 1/2"). Page edges sprinkled in blue. Farrow was an Assistant Instructor of Tactics at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. "The science of warfare has progressed so rapidly since July, 1914, and so many specialized terms have been transplanted from European soil, that the usual type of reference work is inadequate [. . .] While the last word cannot be said on military subjects in any single volume, it is hoped that this work will prove useful not only to officers and students, but also to the busy, overworked editor, and to the man who in the street who wants to read intelligently." - from the author's Preface, dated 1918. Terms defined include: Abamurus; Browning Machine Rifle; Amphibious Motor-Car; Bousmard Mastion System; Disgraceful Conduct; False Alarms; False Cadence; False Fire; Increase the Gait; Indirect Laying Fire; Library War Council; Light Bobs; Lights Out; Munificence; Murage; Mushroom-head; etc., etc.,

Title: A Dictionary of Military Terms

Author Name: Farrow, Edward S.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: (1918)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 18350