Soldiers of the Queen: Victorian Colonial Conflict in the Words of Those Who Fought

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Throughout the Victorian period the British soldier was called upon to defend the interests of Queen and country. Whether it was in the mountains and valleys of Afghanistan, the scorching plains of India, the deserts of Egypt and the Sudan, or the South African veldt, he had to cope with extremes of temperature, rough terrain and the ever present risk of illness and disease. All this often had to be endured on an empty stomach and with clothing and equipment unsuited to such conditions. Soldiers of the Queen tells the story ...

Soldiers of the Queen: Victorian Colonial Conflict in the Words of Those Who Fought 2009, History Press (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780752449845

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