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Redcoat : the British soldier in the age of horse and musket

Author: Richard Holmes
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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'Redcoat' is an anecdotal history of the British soldier in the 18th and 19th centuries, drawing on a wealth of original source material such as diaries, letters, and memoirs.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holmes
ISBN: 0006531520 9780006531524
OCLC Number: 697283369
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 466 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Richard Holmes.
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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  Read more...

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'I have never met Richard Holmes, but I am deeply jealous of him for Redcoat opens with the re-enactment of a Napoleonic battle that I wish I had written myself... The redcoat and his family were Read more...

 
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