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Captain of Dragoons (Carey Family #6)

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The story of a young captain, Charles Carey, in the army of the Duke of Marlborough, fighting the French in the 17th century and culminating in the Battle of Blenheim.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published 1956 by Puffin
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***For years, the Carey Family series has been out of print. I'm able to review this book today because of a review copy received from Slightly Foxed, a publisher of luxurious limited editions of forgotten classics. I was under no obligation to provide a positive review.***

I'd already read this book a couple of times in my youth, so it was a real thrill to open the cover and plunge again into the midst of a cavalry skirmish in a European valley near Limburg during Marlborough's campaigns against
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Ronald Welch is the pen name of Ronald Felton, author of twelve historical novels for children. After reading history at Cambridge, he taught at Bedford Modern School and then became headmaster of Okehampton Grammar School in Devon. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal forKnight Crusader in 1954 which is to be serialized in Story Time on BBC on 4th July, 1972. His interest in military history stems f ...more
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