King George’s Army 1740 - 93 (3)

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King George’s Army 1740 - 93 (3)

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The 18th century was marked by a steady growth in central control of the British Army and a corresponding decrease in the influence enjoyed by individual commanding officers. The most obvious sign of this process was the increasing uniformity of the clothing issued each year to the soldiers. Nevertheless, as far as those who devised the Clothing Regulations were concerned, it was a constant, and invariably quite uphill struggle to enforce compliance. This companion volume to Men-at-Arms 285 and Men-at-Arms 289 examines the organization and uniforms of King George's cavalry and artillery together with those of the Board of Ordnance.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Organisation · Uniforms and Equipment · Regimental Distinctions · The Board of Ordnance · The Plates

Product details

Published May 15 1996
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781855325654
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 292
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Stuart Reid

Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in 1954 and is…

Illustrator

Paul Chappell

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