Mitsubishi A6M5/A6M8 Zero Sen by M. C. Richards, Donald S. Smith

By M. C. Richards, Donald S. Smith

;Mitsubishi A6M5/A6M8 0 Sen [Aircraft Profile 236] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Mitsubishi A6M5/A6M8 0 Sen Автор: М.С. Richards & Donald S. Smith Серия: airplane Profile 236 Издательство: Profile guides Ltd Год издания: 1972 Страниц: 25 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 14.33 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгMitsubishi A6M5 — модификация Mitsubishi A6M3 с крылом меньшего размаха с усиленной обшивкой, благодаря чему увеличилась скорость ifolder.ru.com zero

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By M. C. Richards, Donald S. Smith

;Mitsubishi A6M5/A6M8 0 Sen [Aircraft Profile 236] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Mitsubishi A6M5/A6M8 0 Sen Автор: М.С. Richards & Donald S. Smith Серия: airplane Profile 236 Издательство: Profile guides Ltd Год издания: 1972 Страниц: 25 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 14.33 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгMitsubishi A6M5 — модификация Mitsubishi A6M3 с крылом меньшего размаха с усиленной обшивкой, благодаря чему увеличилась скорость ifolder.ru.com zero

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Moreover, in the interests of greater efficiency and standardisation, the state declared recruitment a royal monopoly and placed the whole system under close bureaucratic scrutiny for the first time. 41 The government also intervened more and more in the sphere of military hygiene and welfare which had in the past been almost exclusively the province of unit commanders. From the time of Richelieu onwards and particularly from the last decades of the seventeenth century, governments spent increasingly large sums on the provision of regimental medical staff.

Typhoid fever and dysentery. Certainly. conditions in barracks could be most insanitary. The constructions were often jerry-built and were insufficiently heated or ventilated; overcrowding was always a problem; and even at the best of times the men slept two to a bed. Life on campaign continued to be brimful of miseries and privations. 'Once the rainy season has arrived', commented Marshal de Saxe of the general conditions of the common soldier, 'his head is seldom dry. As for his feet, it cannot be doubted that his stockings.

In addition, the notorious parsimony of the government in regard to its army also encouraged corruption. The huge standing army with which the state was waging war from the 1630s was immensely expensive and governments were obliged to have recourse to a plethora of extreme financial policies - tax-rises, creations of venal offices, the floating of huge loans, devaluations, revaluations, and the like - in order to ensure that their arIned forces remained in the field. In such fevered financial circumstances, the state often looked on the pay of the men as more of a luxury than a necessity.

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