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For almost three centuries the Royal Scots Greys have had the proud distinction of being Scoland’s only regular cavalry regiment, famed for their distinguished service record from Marlborough’s Wars (1702-1713) to World War II. Indeed, the Greys at Waterloo form one of the most memorable features of military history. With their cry of "Scotland forever!" they charged upon the French ranks seizing the imperial eagle of the French 45th Regimental. This book also looks at how this traditional cavalry unit struggled to come to terms with the realities of modern warfare during the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) and World War I. Equipment and organization used in these combats are all detailed in full and uniforms are shown in full color artwork.
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Packed with specially commissioned artwork, maps and diagrams, the Men-at-Arms series is an unrivalled illustrated reference on the history, organisation, uniforms and equipment of the world's military forces, past and present.About the Author:
Charles Grant has had a lifelong interest in militaria and is a passionate war-gamer. He has written for many military publications including ‘the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research’ and has had two books published on modern and eighteenth-century war-gaming. Scottish-born, and a retired officer of the Special Branch, Scotland Yard, he is married with two children and now lives in Kent.
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Book Description Osprey Publishing, 1972. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110850450594
Book Description Osprey Publishing, 1972. Condition: New. Michael Youens (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0850450594