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Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket (Paperback) - Richard Holmes
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2002, ISBN: 0006531520

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[EAN: 9780006531524], Neubuch, [PU: HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom], History|Europe|Great Britain|General, Biography & Autobiography|Military, Language: English . Brand New Book. Magnificent history of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900 by one of Britain s best-known and accomplished military writers and broadcasters. Red Coat is non-fiction Sharpe, filled with anecdote and humour as well as historical analysis. Redcoat is a wonderful book. It is not just a work of history - but one of enthusiasm and unparalleled knowledge. BERNARD CORNWELL Redcoat is the story of the British soldier from c.1760 until c.1860 - surely one of the most enduring and magnetic subjects of the British past. Solidly based on the letters and diaries of the men who served and the women who followed them, the book is rich in the history of the period. It charts Wolfe s victory and death at Quebec, the American War of Independence, the Duke of York s campaign in Flanders, Wellington s Peninsular War, Waterloo,the retreat from Kabul, the Sikh wars in 1845-9, the Crimean war and the Indian Mutiny.The focus of Redcoat, however, is the individual recollection and experience of the ordinary soldiers serving in the wars fought by Georgian and early Victorian England.Through their stories and anecdotes - of uniforms, equipment, taking the King s shilling , flogging, wounds, food, barrack life, courage, comradeship, death, love and loss - Richard Holmes provides a comprehensive portrait of a fallible but extraordinarily successful fighting force. Such a scene of mortal strife from the fire of fifty men was never witnessed. writes Harry Smith of the 95th Rifles, recounting the death of a brother officer in Spain in 1813. I wept over his remains with a bursting heart as, with his company who adored him, I consigned to the grave the last external appearance of Daniel Cadoux. His fame can never die. Smith s account is typical of the emotions and experiences of the men who appear on every page of this book, sporting their red uniforms to fight for King and country.

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Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket (Paperback) - Paperback

2002, ISBN: 0006531520

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[EAN: 9780006531524], Neubuch, [PU: HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom], History|Europe|Great Britain|General, Biography & Autobiography|Military, Language: English . Brand New Book. Magnificent history of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900 by one of Britain s best-known and accomplished military writers and broadcasters. Red Coat is non-fiction Sharpe, filled with anecdote and humour as well as historical analysis. Redcoat is a wonderful book. It is not just a work of history - but one of enthusiasm and unparalleled knowledge. BERNARD CORNWELL Redcoat is the story of the British soldier from c.1760 until c.1860 - surely one of the most enduring and magnetic subjects of the British past. Solidly based on the letters and diaries of the men who served and the women who followed them, the book is rich in the history of the period. It charts Wolfe s victory and death at Quebec, the American War of Independence, the Duke of York s campaign in Flanders, Wellington s Peninsular War, Waterloo,the retreat from Kabul, the Sikh wars in 1845-9, the Crimean war and the Indian Mutiny.The focus of Redcoat, however, is the individual recollection and experience of the ordinary soldiers serving in the wars fought by Georgian and early Victorian England.Through their stories and anecdotes - of uniforms, equipment, taking the King s shilling , flogging, wounds, food, barrack life, courage, comradeship, death, love and loss - Richard Holmes provides a comprehensive portrait of a fallible but extraordinarily successful fighting force. Such a scene of mortal strife from the fire of fifty men was never witnessed. writes Harry Smith of the 95th Rifles, recounting the death of a brother officer in Spain in 1813. I wept over his remains with a bursting heart as, with his company who adored him, I consigned to the grave the last external appearance of Daniel Cadoux. His fame can never die. Smith s account is typical of the emotions and experiences of the men who appear on every page of this book, sporting their red uniforms to fight for King and country.

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Hodder & Stoughton, 1999. Paperback. Very Good.. | 418pp. Index. Bibliography. | [Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Maps [1]; From the cover: “Sixty years ago, Europe lay at Hitler's feet. Britain faced its darkest hour - outnumbered and friendless as the German army continued its advance. Defea...] Need further photos or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships, POST INCLUDED in the UK, from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath in England from a long-established bookseller - your purchase guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! Your purchase means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition ::, Hodder & Stoughton, 1999, HarperCollins, 2002. Paperback. Very Good. Upper wrap a little curled.. | B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 466pp. Index. Bibliography. | [A later printing.] Need further photos or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships, POST INCLUDED in the UK, from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath in England from a long-established bookseller - your purchase guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! Your purchase means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition ::, HarperCollins, 2002

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(Subject: Colonial & Other Wars ) The story of the British soldier from the Seven Year War through to the Indian Mutiny and the Crimea. This is not only the story of the most well known soldiers and commanders, but also of their wives, their followers and their horses. (Published: 2001) (Publisher: Harper Collins) (ISBN: 0006531520) (Pagination: 466pp. illustrations.) (Condition: Well used paperback, card covers quite creased) UL-XXXXXX

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Redcoat
Author:

Holmes, Richard

Title:

Redcoat

ISBN:

0006531520

An extremely well-reviewed, comprehensive history of the everyday life of British soldiers in the 18th and 19th centuries, from the Battle of Blenheim to the Crimean War. "Superbly illustrated and designed. It illuminates a tough, at times brutal, and at times heroic world with a pinpoint clarity" "Sunday Telegraph".

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780006531524
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0006531520
Paperback
Publishing year: 2002
Publisher: Harper Collins Paperbacks
Weight: 0,440 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0006531520

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0-00-653152-0, 978-0-00-653152-4

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