Soldier of the 71st: Journal of a Soldier of the Highland Light Infantry

Soldier of the st Journal of a Soldier of the Highland Light Infantry A Soldier of the Seventy First The Journal of a Soldier of the Highland Light Infantry

  • Title: Soldier of the 71st: Journal of a Soldier of the Highland Light Infantry
  • Author: Christopher Hibbert
  • ISBN: 9780850521955
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Soldier of the Seventy First The Journal of a Soldier of the Highland Light Infantry 1806 1815

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    1. The anonymous recollections of a soldier from the 71st highlanders are amazing not least because he was one of only 75 survivors of the 650 men of his regiment that set out for the Peninsular War although he also tells of his involvement in the failed attack on Buenos Aires and the ill fated Walcheren expedition and the final battle of the Napoleonic wars at Waterloo. Amazing that he survived all of that and almost as amazing that as an ordinary soldier he had the education and temperament to wr [...]

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