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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Aug 2018 10:00 p.m. PST

…. WITH THE BRITISH ARMY 1793-95

""Britain was totally unprepared for war with France in 1793 and relied on German auxiliaries to supplement her own meagre resources to pursue her strategy in the Low Countries and beyond. The contingents were drawn from the smaller German states, whose armies still followed the rigid linear tactics of Frederick the Great. They therefore had to adapt to deal with the new threat posed by the mass French armies, with a greater emphasis on light troops and more flexible tactics.


Although the German troops formed a major part of the Allied army in the Low Countries, there has been no detailed English-language account of their role. Their story is told here for the first time, based on extensive research in British and German archives, together with contemporary accounts and 19th Century German sources…."
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Amicalement
Armand

Brechtel19830 Aug 2018 3:18 a.m. PST

I have some books in this series by Helion and they are all excellent, so I would expect this volume to be of the same quality.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Aug 2018 12:04 p.m. PST

Hope so!….

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Armand

BillyNM30 Aug 2018 12:33 p.m. PST

Me too as it's on its way.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2018 12:03 p.m. PST

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

von Winterfeldt17 Sep 2018 4:44 a.m. PST

I received my copy, excellent book, in depth information about units, tactics, battles, campaigns and uniforms, a must have

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2018 11:22 a.m. PST

Many thanks!!

Amicalement
Armand

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