Kennedy, Captain J. R.


1st ed., 1935. 286 pp., frontis., + 7 photo-plates. Red cloth; 22 x 14cm. Date & inscription from 1936 to f.f.e.p.,; spine faded o/w V.G. This evaluation of the British Army in 1935 includes the following chapters: The Army is the Nation's. The Reticence of the War Office. The Suppression of Military Criticism Within. The Suppression of Military Criticism Without. Jubilee Retrospect. Promotion. Attempts at Promotion Reform. The Reforms that are Necessary. Cavalry and the Army. Horses, their Cost and Influence. Our Air Defences. The Legal System. The Reserves – Wasted and Wasting Assets. For What is the Army to Train? Official Training in Theory. Official Training in Practice. Misspending on Education. The Inevitability of War. The General Staff and Mass Warfare. The Future Land Forces. Illustrated with 8 photographs. Scarce.

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