The British Army on Campaign (1): 1816-1853 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 193)

The British Army on Campaign (1): 1816-1853 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 193)

Michael Barthorp

Language: English

Pages: 50

ISBN: 0850458498

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Although the period between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the Crimean War has been called 'the long peace', as far as the British Army (and the Honourable East India Company) were concerned, it was to see an almost continual series of campaigns and expeditions across the world. Most were fought in the defence, or further expansion, of the British Empire. This first of four volumes by Michael Barthorp detailing the British Army on campaign from 1815-1902, centres on the campaigns in the eventful period from 1816-53: the regiments which took part; the tactics employed; and the changing nature of uniforms and equipment.

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