Redcoat

The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket
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Author(s): Richard Holmes
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2011
Product Number: EB00609366
Released: May 17, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780007374052
Publisher: HarperPress
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Description

Redcoat is the brilliant story of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900, based on the letters and diaries of the men who served and the women who followed them. Delving into the history of the period – charting events including Wolfe's victory and death at Quebec, Wellington's Peninsular War, Waterloo, the retreat from Kabul and the Sikh wars – celebrated military historian Richard Holmes provides a comprehensive portrait of a fallible but extraordinarily successful fighting force.

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