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Soldiers A magisterial new history of the British soldier - a man famously described by the Duke of Wellington as 'the scum of the earth'. From battlefield to barrack-room, this book is stuffed to the brim with anecdotes and stories of soldiers from the army of Charles II, through Empire and two World Wars to modern times. Full description
Hardcover, 506 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers
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well written and very detailed book about soldering by the late richard holmes who will be sorely missed in this field of miltary history and takes you from the redcoats and the army of the restoration through to modern day army of the middle eastern troubles
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Richard Holmes was Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield University and the Royal Military College of Science. He was educated at Cambridge, Northern Illinois, and Reading Universities, and carried out his doctoral research on the French army of the Second...more
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