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Rifles Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters

By: Urban, Mark

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2003

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 18744

ISBN: 0571216803

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.42 inches; 351 pages; "As part of the Light Division created to act as the advance guard of Wellington's army, the 95th Rifles are the first into battle and the last out. Fighting, thieving and raping their way across Europe, they are clearly no ordinary troops. The 95th are in fact the first British soldiers to take aim at their targets, to take cover when being shot at, to move tactically by fire and manoeuvre. And by the end of a six-year campaign they have not only proved themselves the toughest... View more info