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British Rifleman vs French Skirmisher


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Table of Contents

Introduction The opposing sides Rolica Barba Del Puerco La Haye Sainte Analysis Aftermath Unit Organizations Bibliography Index

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Featuring specially commissioned artwork and full-colour maps, this book evaluates the origins, tactics, armament and combat effectiveness of the British riflemen and French skirmishers who clashed on three bloody battlefields of the Napoleonic Wars.

About the Author

David Greentree graduated in History at York before completing an MA in War Studies at King's College London and qualifying as a lecturer in Further Education. In 1995 he accepted a commission in the Royal Air Force and has served in a variety of locations, including Afghanistan and Oman. He lives in Hampshire, UK. Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his work as an illustrator in 1983. He specializes in detailed historical reconstructions, and has illustrated Osprey titles on subjects as diverse as the Aztecs, the Ancient Greeks, Roman battle tactics, several 19th-century American subjects, the modern Chinese Army, and a number of books in the Fortress series. He lives in East Sussex, UK.


Maps, photographs and first-rate artwork by Adam Hook illustrate the writer's insightful narrative. - Toy Soldier Model Figure This is a wonderful historical reference of some critical but lesser know battles to many. Lavishly illustrated with maps, pictures and illustrations, it is a very interesting read. From a modelers perspective, the book has great reference drawings for uniforms and equipment from this time period. Highly recommended to all interested in the history or soldiers of the area. - IMPS / USA Reviews

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