Redcoat: The British Soldier in the age of Horse and Musket download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Holmes

Redcoat: The British Soldier in the age of Horse and Musket download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Holmes year 2002
  • Book name: Redcoat: The British Soldier in the age of Horse and Musket
  • Author: Richard Holmes
  • Release date: 2002/8/24
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780393052114
  • Rating: 9.76 of 10
  • Votes: 755
  • Review by: Kathrin Mahon
  • Review rating: 9.52 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/10
  • Total pages: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Redcoat is the story of the British soldier-those noncommissioned men whom Kipling called 'the backbone of the army'-from roughly 1760 to 1860. Based on the letters and diaries of the men who served and the women who followed them, this book is rich in the history of a fascinating era. Among the highlights are Wolfe's victory and death at Quebec, Wellington's Peninsular War, Waterloo, the retreat from Kabul, the Crimean War, and the Indian Mutiny. The focus of Redcoat, however, is on the individual recollections and experiences of the ordinary soldiers in the wars of Georgian and early Victorian England. Through their stories and anecdotes-of uniforms, equipment, floggings, wounds, food, barrack life, courage, comradeship, death, love, and loss-Richard Holmes provides a comprehensive portrait of an extraordinarily successful fighting force.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 31H49M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, History: Specific Events & Topics, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, British & Irish History, Military Life & Institutions, Military Engineering
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, WORD, FB2, SNB, DOC, EPUB, GIF. Compressed in ALZ, RAR, CBC, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 38.40 USD
  • Dimensions: 165x241x46mm
  • Weight: 870g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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