Destructive and Formidable: British Infantry Firepower 1642 - 1765

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In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the British Army's victories over the French at battles such as Blenheim in 1704, Minden and Quebec in 1759, and over the Jacobites at Culloden in 1746, were largely credited to its infantry's particularly effective and deadly firepower. For the first time, David Blackmore has gone back to original drill manuals and other contemporary sources to discover the reasons behind this. This book employs an approach that starts by considering the procedures and practices of soldiers in ...

Destructive and Formidable: British Infantry Firepower 1642 - 1765 2014, Frontline Books, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781848327689

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