King George's Army 1740–93 (2)

King George's Army 1740–93 (2) cover

King George's Army 1740–93 (2)

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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 takes a further look at the infantry uniforms of the mid-18th century British Army, also covering the various auxiliary infantry formations, such as the Militia, Volunteers, Marines and the troops of the East India Company. Men-at-Arms 273, 285, 289, 290 and 292 are also available in a single volume special edition as 'Soldiers of the Revolutionary War'.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Personal Equipment · Officers · Regiments · The Plates · Index

Product details

Published 13 Nov 1995
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781855325647
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 289
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Stuart Reid

Stuart Reid was born in Aberdeen in 1954 and is…

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Paul Chappell

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