4th ed., rev., + enlarged 1950. Xvi + 505 pp., 49 maps, incl. some fldg. Cloth; 22 x 14cm. V.G. This edition of Sheppard's famous Short History of the British Army is the first to cover the British Army during the Second World War. Revised and enlarged from earlier editions and with the aid of 49 superbly appointed maps, some of which are folding, this volume provides a reliable record of the army from its very earliest times in 55 B.C., through all the major battles up to 1950.