Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley
Google Books previews are unavailable because you have chosen to turn off third party cookies for enhanced content. Visit our cookies page to review your cookie settings.

Leeds's Military Legacy (Kindle)

Local History British History Military

By Paul Chrystal
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Series: Military Legacy
File Size: 186.2 MB (.mobi)
This file exceeds the Kindle Cloud 50 MB size limit
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781526707673
eBook Released: 15th September 2017

in_stock

£4.99 Print price £14.99

You save £10.00 (67%)

Click here for help on how to download our eBooks

You'll be £4.99 closer to your next £10.00 credit when you purchase Leeds's Military Legacy. What's this?
Need a currency converter? Check XE.com for live rates

Other formats available Price
Leeds's Military Legacy Paperback Add to Basket £14.99
Leeds's Military Legacy ePub (88.1 MB) Add to Basket £4.99


Leeds’s Military Legacy is the first fully illustrated book to give a comprehensive description of the military history of Leeds from Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Norman times to the present as home to various garrisons and military museums, not least the renowned Leeds Armouries Museum. Along the way it describes Royalist Leeds and the Civil War, the formation of various regiments in the city between the seventeenth and twenty-first centuries, the impact of two World Wars and how the city rose to the challenges of recruitment, defence and industrial war effort. The battle honours of each of the Leeds regiments are detailed as are the VCs. The book also covers the work of the Leeds military hospitals, the Barnbow Munitions disaster, RAF Yeadon (Leeds–Bradford Airport), the blitz of 1941, 609 Squadron, Yeadon Lancaster factory, Leeds as a garrison city and current military research in Leeds.

As featured in

The Great War Magazine, May 2019

The author has provided a warm and enthusiastic overview of the military legacy of Leeds. As with the other books in this excellent series, there are many illustrations, including some in full colour and some very rare images.

Read the full review here

Firetrench

A small but interesting Guide of great heritage interest.

Read the complete Spanish review here.

José Manuél Rico Cortés (Mister JM) - Miniaturas JM
 Paul Chrystal

About Paul Chrystal

Paul Chrystal studied classics at the University of Hull and then specialised in Latin love poetry for his MPhil at the University of Southampton. He is the author of numerous classics books, including The Romans in the North of England (2019) , From Republic to Empire (2019), Roman Military Disasters (2015) and Women at War in the Classical World (2020). He has contributed as a feature writer to the Daily Express, BBC History Magazine, Ad Familiares, Minerva and All About History, and is frequently on BBC Radio York, BBC Radio Tees, BBC Radio Manchester and BBC World Service. He is a reviewer for and contributor to Classics for All and a contributor to the Classics section of OUP’s Oxford Bibliographies Online; he is an editorial reviewer for Yale University Press Classics books. He was the editor for a short while in 2020 for the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, the journal of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society. In 2019, he was guest speaker for Vassar College New York’s London Programme in association with Goldsmith University.

More titles by Paul Chrystal

Other titles in the series...

Other titles in Pen & Sword Military...