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29%OFFMark Urban - Rifles: Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters - 9780571216819 - V9780571216819
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Rifles: Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters

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Description for Rifles: Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters Paperback. As part of the Light Division created to act as the advance guard of Wellington's army, the 95th Rifles are the first into battle and the last out. Fighting and thieving their way across Europe, they are clearly no ordinary troops. This book traces the story of the 95th Rifles, the sharpshooters of Wellington's Army. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8pp colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JF; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; JWTR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 26. Weight in Grams: 288.

As part of the Light Division created to act as the advance guard of Wellington's army, the 95th Rifles are the first into battle and the last out. Fighting and thieving their way across Europe, they are clearly no ordinary troops. The 95th are in fact the first British soldiers to take aim at their targets, to take cover when being shot at, to move tactically by fire and manoeuvre. And by the end of the six-year campaign they have not only proved themselves the toughest fighters in the army, they have also - at huge personal cost - created ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Faber and Faber
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571216819
SKU
V9780571216819
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-44

About Mark Urban
Mark Urban is the Diplomatic Editor of the BBC's Newsnight and was formerly Defence Correspondent for the Independent. He is the author of several books, including Big Boys' Rules: The SAS and the Secret Struggle Against the IRA, The Men Who Broke Napoleon's Codes and Rifles: Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters. His Generals: Ten British Commanders Who Shaped the ... Read more

Reviews for Rifles: Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters
'If you like Sharpe, then this book is a must, your Christmas present solved.' Bernard Cornwell, Daily Mail 'A brilliant warts-and-all depiction of Wellington's famous riflemen.' Daily Telegraph

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