In a comprehensive manner, the role and tactics of the British Field Artillery in its support of the army and as part of its organization are examined in great detail in this groundbreaking book. The guns and uniforms employed and worn by the two arms of the Royal Regiment of Artillery—the Royal Artillery and the Royal Horse Artillery—are beautifully illustrated in color by master draughtsman and Napoleonic expert Carl Franklin.
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C.E. Franklin was born in London in 1934. He joined the Royal Air Force in 1951, spending much of his later appointments as an engineer specialising in guided weapons. On leaving the service in 1984, he joined British Aerospace. He retired in 1990 and now spends most of his time in research and writing. He is the author of British Rockets of the Napoleonic and Colonial Wars 1805–1901 and British Napoleonic Uniforms: A Complete Illustrated Guide to Uniforms, Facings and Lace. He lives in Lea, Lincolnshire.
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Book Description spellmount, uk, 2008. HardBack. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition. 382pp; illustrated in colour and b&w; main text arranged in 3 parts (20 chapters plus appendices A to F); glossary; bibliography; index; in an unclipped pictorial wrapper over blue boards. Bookseller Inventory # 100057164