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Byng of Vimy General and Governor General

By: Williams, Jeffery

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16739

ISBN: 0436571102

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Only light wear to book & DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 392 pages; "Field Marshal the Viscount Byng of Vimy did not fit into the conventional mould in the Army, as Governor-General of Canada or as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Few officers commanded more widespread affection from their troops, or knew them and treated them with such respect as he did. Beginning with dramatic reforms in dress and living conditions in his own regiment, the 10th Royal Hussars, Byng consistently watched over the welfare of his men. Following the ... View more info