Download PDF by Stuart Reid: 18th-Century Highlanders (Men-at-Arms, Volume 261)

By Stuart Reid

ISBN-10: 1855323168

ISBN-13: 9781855323162

The hot forty third Regiment shaped in 1739 not just wore bonnets, yet had brief jackets as opposed to coats, and belted plaids rather than breeches. as well as their firelocks and bayonets they have been armed with Scots broadswords, pistols and dirks. within the early days some of them will also have carried round shields or goals. The British military was once by no means to be an identical back. Stuart Reid explores the historical past, garments and kit of the 18th-century Highland regiments, in a textual content complemented by way of a large number of photos and illustrations, together with complete color plates.

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