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Author: CRUM F.M.

Title: With Rifleman, Scouts And Snipers From 1914 to 1919

Price: £460.00

Year: 1921

Edition: 1st Edn,

Publisher: Printed For Private Circulation

City of Publication: Oxford

Summary: 141 pages, privately printed, illus with 22 photographs and 4 diagrams + xxxviii appendixes, bookplate to front paste down, publishers emerald blue cloth titles in red. Crum a veteran of the Boer War, an ardent supporter of the use of sniping returned to soldering in 1915 and going to France he recounts his experiences in 1916. He was invited by General Skinner to join his staff of the 41st Brigade to run the snipers and intelligence unit, later starting a brigade school for sniping. A keen supporter of the boy scout movement the 38page appendix, Appendix I relates a lecture on scouting to 150 officers at Aldershot "During the next few days is to bring it about that more Bosches maybe killed and more of good fellows spared", Appendix II Final results of experience 1918 with course syllabus. Appendix III works with boy scouts July 1918 to July 1919. A scarce booklet and more so in the original cloth.

Ref: 21069

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