Victoria Cross Heroes of World War One

    Victoria Cross Heroes of World War One

    Robert Hamilton

    Atlantic 2015

    Hardback 384pp Illustrated 288x248mm

    9781909242425   Product Code: 22702

    Between the first Victoria Cross awarded in 1857 and the outbreak of war in 1914, 500 medals were conferred. Over the next four years that figure more than doubled with trench warfare seemingly affording endless opportunities for courage in the face of the enemy. Comprehensively illustrated with photographs,newspaper cuttings and maps, this impressive book profiles the 628 acts of conspicuous bravery, on land, at sea and in the air, that were rewarded with a VC during the Great War.

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