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Книга Osprey - Warrior №19. British Redcoat 1740-1793. Osprey - Warrior №19. British Redcoat 1740-1793. Книги Вооружение Автор: Stuart Reid Год издания: 1996 Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: sixty three Размер: eleven Язык: Английский eighty five (голосов: 1) Оценка:During this era, the British military earned itself a powerful recognition as a struggling with strength. besides the fact that, as a result of its position as a police strength at domestic, and demonisation via American propaganda, the military was once seen as little faraway from a penal establishment run through aristocratic dilettantes. This view, nonetheless held via many this day, is challenged via Stuart Reid, who paints an image of an more and more expert strength. This used to be an enormous time of swap and development for the British military, and British Redcoat 1740-1793 totally brings this out in its entire exam of the lives, stipulations and studies of the overdue 18th-century infantryman.

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The English losses, allegedly, were a little more than a hundred. The battle had no immediate military result: The war continued the treaty of Troyes in 1420. By that time the English-French struggle formed part of a wider context of civil war within France. The battle’s enduring fame undoubtedly owes much to Shakespeare’s play, King Henry the Fifth. H. P. Willmott See also: Crécy, Battle of References and further reading: Curry, Anne. The Battle of Agincourt: Sources and Interpretations. Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2000.

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7 Adrianople, Battle of (Thrace, 9 August 378) Disastrous Roman defeat by Visigoths. The Eastern emperor Valens (r. 364–378) and many high-ranking officers died in the battle. ” In oppressive heat and dust, Valens marched 11 miles from Adrianople to attack the Goths. His 20,000 cavalry and 40,000 infantry outnumbered the 50,000 Gothic infantry, but the latter held a good defensive position in a wagon laager atop a low hill. Such Gothic wagon circles were no hastily arranged affairs. ” To gain time and allow the return of his cavalry away foraging, Visigothic king Fritigern fired the grass on the plain below and dispatched emissaries to Valens, who refused to be delayed and attacked.

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