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Supercilius Maximus Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member10 Nov 2017 2:30 p.m. PST

Just to say that I ordered a copy of the first volume of "The First Colonial Soldiers" by Wienand Drenth and Lt Gen Jonathon Riley, from Wienand (who is a member of this forum and lives in The Netherlands) and received it today within a week of my request. It is, on initial reading, an excellent tome (I bought it primarily for the information on the British garrison of Tangiers, 1660-1684) and I thoroughly recommend it.

In addition to the timely delivery of the book, I was also delighted to be told I now qualify for a discount on the second volume (published in two parts).

Thank you, Wienand.

RJT200311 Nov 2017 2:37 a.m. PST

Great books, I'd say essential for anyone with an interest in the military history of British colonies from 1650-1714.

I bought them for the information on India and Tangier, but also enjoyed reading about the forces in the Americas.

Bindon Blood18 Nov 2017 6:56 a.m. PST

I'd agree, I bought these when they originally came out. Wienand was a great guy to do business with.

Can't recommend him highly enough…

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