By (author) Bryan Fosten
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Wellington's Infantry by Bryan Fosten
Book DescriptionThe infantry was Wellington's favoured tool, and he played a major role in raising its standards of excellence. He used it carefully, on ground which he selected to give it maximum advantage and protection; and he came to understand its capabilities and weaknesses exactly. In this worthy addition to Opsrey's Men-at-Arms series, Bryan Fosten examines all aspects of Wellington's infantry, including army life, organisation, uniforms, drill, regimental distinctions, weapons and equipment, in an engaging text well-illustrated throughout including eight full page colour plates by the author himself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780850453959
(250mm x 190mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 26-Mar-1981
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This is the last in a three-volume set of books on the armies of Prussia's greatest warrior king - Frederick the Great. This book looks at the equipment of Prussia's specialist troops including artillery, engineers and light troops.
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Author Biography - Bryan Fosten
Bryan Fosten was born in 1928, the son of a Master Military Embroiderer and a Court Embroidress. He served in the army in Egypt and Palestine and returned to follow the printing trade. Since 1973 he has devoted himself to military research and illustration. He is the founding editor of the innovative magazine Tradition and has written and illustrated many books, often in collaboration with his late brother, Donald Fosten.
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