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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the American War of Independence by Digby Smith

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The uniforms of the fighting men of the American War of Independence are a vivid illustration of the difficulties and complexities of the conflict, and this book brings together for the first time a sweeping survey of what they should have worn, what they really wore, how they were armed, and what they carried with them. As well as illustrations of the soldiers, equipment and kit - with over 450 in total and an unrivalled level of detail in the depiction of the uniforms - the campaigns and battles are explained with specially commissioned maps and plans, and plates and fine-art paintings of the period.

About the Author
Kevin Kiley is a retired Marine Corps artillery officer, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a veteran of the First Gulf War. Digby Smith joined the army in 1951. Following a spell in the Ministry of Defence, Whitehall, he resigned from the army in 1979 and until 1995 worked in the IT field.


Book Information
ISBN 9780754817611
Author Kiley Kevin & Smith Digby
Format Hardback
Page Count 256
Imprint Lorenz Books
Publisher Anness Publishing
Dimensions(mm) 309mm * 241mm * 22mm

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