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Victoria cross, the Empire"s roll of valour

Rupert Stewart

Victoria cross, the Empire"s roll of valour

by Rupert Stewart

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Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Victoria Cross.

  • Edition Notes

    First edition published in 1916 under title: The book of the Victoria cross.

    Statementcompiled by Lieut. Colonel Rupert Stewart ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCR4885 .S7 1928
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 469 p.
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6732371M
    LC Control Number29019557
    OCLC/WorldCa11582037

    For Valour: The Victoria Cross by Pat Lockley The Victoria Cross is a military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of armed forces of some Commonwealth countries and previous British Empire territories. It takes precedence over all. Victoria Cross synonyms, Victoria Cross pronunciation, Victoria Cross translation, English dictionary definition of Victoria Cross. n. Abbr. VC A bronze Maltese cross, Britain's highest military award for conspicuous valor. n the highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

      Following on from the bestselling Victoria Cross Heroes, first published in to mark the th anniversary of the award, Victoria Cross Heroes: Volume II gives extraordinary accounts of the bravery behind the newest additions to Lord Ashcroft’s VC collection – . Full text of "The Victoria cross, an official chronicle of the deeds of personal valour achieved during the. The Victoria Cross (VC) was awarded to 23 members of the British Armed Forces and colonial forces for actions performed during the Anglo-Zulu War of The Victoria Cross is a military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of some Commonwealth countries and previous British Empire territories. The VC was introduced in Great Britain on

    The Victoria Cross has been awarded on occasions (as of February ) since Queen Victoria signed the royal warrant on 29th January In the ensuing years there have been many books written about the VCs and the actions that brought about their award, but in "The Complete Victoria Cross", Kevin Brazier has for the first time listed.   The Victoria Cross had its origins in the Crimean War. This was the first major war that was reported on by war correspondents in the field. In this case, William Howard Russell of “The Times” reported on the bravery of the common soldier and pushed for a bravery award that could be given to the common soldier in recognition of his bravery. The final design for the Victoria Cross, with FOR VALOUR on the obverse, was approved by Queen Victoria on 3 March and incorporated a bar decorated with laurel leaves from which a link in the shape of a ‘V’ is suspended. The bronze from which all Victoria Crosses are made is supplied by the Central Ordnance Depot Donnington to the.


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— It is ordained, that the Cross shall be suspended from the left breast, by a blue riband for the Navy and by a .A book and ebook television series. Including a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales, the President of the Victoria Cross and George Cross Association, this book is a moving testament to the many brave servicemen who have been awarded the Victoria Cross over the last years.