Published April 10, 2007 by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Contributions||Willoughby Verner (Introduction)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||408|
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A British Rifle Man The Journals and Correspondence of Major George Simmons, Rifle Brigade, During the Peninsular War and the Campaign of Waterloo Language: English: LoC Class: DC: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: France, Andorra, Monaco: Subject: Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, Subject: Peninsular War, Category.
The edition of A British Rifle Man by Major George Simmons is a vivd and fascinating account of the life of an officer in the Rifle Brigade during the Peninsular War. Beautifully produced, with a highly decorative gilt illustrated cover, it is a very interesting book.
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