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British Light Infantryman of the Seven Y : North America 1757-63 - Steve Noon

British Light Infantryman of the Seven Y

North America 1757-63

Paperback

Published: 20th May 2012
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The light infantry in America during the Seven Years' War saw some of the sharpest woods fighting and cruellest skirmishing ever encountered by the British army up to this time. In order to meet this challenge the need arose for a new breed of tough, resilient and independent soldiers who could move quickly and lightly, and be self-sufficient in the wilderness. This book recreates the story of the evolving light infantry corps, examining their training, tactics and campaigning. Learning from their Indian enemies, they became experienced trackers, hunters and marksmen, adept with canoes, snowshoes and tumplines. Their development was a watershed in the history of irregular warfare.

Introduction . Chronology . Recruitment & Enlistment . Dress, Equipment & Appearance . Training & Tactics . Conditions of Service . On Campaign . Espirit de Corps - Face of War - Conclusion . Museums, Collections and Re-enactments . Bibliography . Colour Plate Commentary . Index

ISBN: 9781841767338
ISBN-10: 1841767336
Series: Warrior S.
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 20th May 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1