officers" guide for re-created British regiments of foot
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Published by RCMA, Inc. in Somis, Ca .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Army -- Infantry -- Officers" handbooks.,
  • Great Britain. Army -- Infantry -- Officers -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Historical reenactments.

Book details:

About the Edition

Part 1: Written to address those who had assumed the roles of commissioned officers in re-created British Regiments of Foot. Part 2: contains various excerpts from military works of the 18th century that relate to further explanation of these principles and how such could be adapted to serve the re-enactor.

Edition Notes

Statementby Vincent J-R Kehoe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU135.G7 K44 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 89, [3] p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL591175M
LC Control Number96182425
OCLC/WorldCa34584819

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