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Wellington's Highlanders
Category: Historical Books
Genre: Book - Reference - Military, Book - Reference - Historical
Product Line: Men-at-Arms - French Revolutionary War/Napoleonic Wars - British
Author: Stuart Reid
Publish Date: 1992
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
In Print: No
Condition: New    
NKG part # Mfg. part # Type Condition
OSPMAA253 MAA253 Softcover New

Ultimately, regiments are judged by their behaviour in battle; and highlanders have always had a reputation as 'stormers', as exemplified by the impetuous charge of the Gordons at Waterloo, intermingled with the Scots greys. This reputation probably resulted at least in part from an unusually close bonding between officers and men, and an assumption that highlanders were natural soldiers, possessed of an impetuous spirit and temperamentally more inclined to use the bayonet. Complemented by many illustrations, including eight full-page color plates by Bryan Fosten, Stuart Reid's engaging text examines the uniforms and organization of Wellington's Highlanders.

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