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The home guard

a military and political history

by S. P. Mackenzie

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Home Guard -- History,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Militia -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-253) and index.

      StatementS.P. Mackenzie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA69 .M33 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 262 p. :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1117206M
      ISBN 100198205775
      LC Control Number94043350

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The Home Guard was any of several loosely organized militias in various states that were under the direction and authority of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Confederate Home Guard units worked in coordination with the Confederate Army, and were tasked with both the defense of the Confederate home front during the American Civil War, as well as to help track.

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