Victoria Cross Heroes
- Usually Ships in 2 to 4 Weeks
Media: BOOK - paperback, 416 pages
Author: M. Ashcroft
Other: b&w photos, appendix, bibliog, index
Publisher: Headline Review
Awarded only 1355 times since the Crimean War, the Victoria Cross is the most prestigious of Britain's military honours, bestowed only on the most courageous.
Fascinated by the medal since he was a boy, Michael Ashcroft has assembled the largest collection of VCs int he world. Here, the story behind each of the 145 medals in the collection is brought to life.
This book honours those whose bravery should not and cannot be forgotten.
David Rattray - a Tribute
Foreword by HRH The Price of Wales
1. Building the Collection
2. The Crimean War
3. The Indian Subcontinent
4. South Africa
5. Other Imperial Conflicts Around the World
6. The First World War, the Army
7. The First World War, the Royal Navy
8. The First World War, the Royal Flying Corp/RAF
9. The Second World War
10. The World Since 1945