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The British Way and Purpose - ANON.

The Directorate of Army Education, 1944, Hardback.
Condition: Good. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. Pages deeply tanned by age, some spotting. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned.

Consolidated Edition Of B. W. P. Booklets 1-18 With Appendices Of Documents Of Post-War Reconstruction. From the preface: “The initials B. W. P. first appeared in the Army’s crop of cryptic abbreviations in the autumn of 1942. The Army Council had given general approval to the allotment, throughout the months November 1942 - February 1943, of three hours per week from training or working time to education. The implementing of the scheme in formations and units, including A. T. S. units, was left to the decision of Army Commanders, but it was suggested that one of the hours should be devoted to education in citizenship.”

Size: 9¾" x 6". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 606 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.