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Napoleon’s Women Camp Followers

In Military History, Featured
Researched from genuine primary sources in regulations and memoirs, 'Napoleon's Women Camp Followers' is the first book to explain and illustrate the organization, activities and personal stories of the female 'support staff' who played a major role in the day-to-day life of Napoleon's armies. In today's blog post, author Terry Crowdy gives a brief overview of the women and their clothing and explores how these were brought to life on the page.Continue Reading

Sisters in Arms Audio

In Military History, Featured
Sisters in Arms charts the evolution of women in combat, from the Scythian warriors who inspired the Amazonian myth, to the passing soldiers and sailors of the eighteenth century, and on to the re-emergence of women as official members of the armed forces in the twentieth century. Author Julie Wheelwright recorded a short piece where she discusses some of the women in her fantastic new study and women in combat today.Continue Reading

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