N.d. (WW2). 384 pp., frontis., + numerous photo-ills. + ills. D.j., 22 x 15cm. Wear & repairs to d.j., but complete apart from some chipping ; damp to foot of cloth covers, concealed by and lightly affecting d.j., but not affecting pages o/w V.G. This Second World War publication attempts to explain the complications and workings of Britain's fighting forces. It looks into the organisation, role, equipment and artillery of the RAF, the Army, the Navy and the Fleet Air Arm. It examines defence systems in warfare and is superbly illustrated and photographed, unusually retaining its dust-jacket.