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- DescriptionThis title provides an account of life in the Russian infantry at the turn of the 19th century - when the Russian Army was arguably one of the most important in the world. The experiences of the soldier are examined and several common assumptions regarding his character and motivations dismissed.
- Author BiographyLaurence Spring holds a degree in History from London University, and is the co-ordinator of the Russian Army Study Group, an organisation with a world-wide membership. He has worked on a translation of A V Viskovatov's seminal Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army, and has also written on the English Civil War, and numerous articles for magazines. Laurence currently works at the Surrey Research Centre, formerly the Surrey Record Office, UK. Bill Younghusband was born in 1936. He has been interested in all things military since childhood, an interest compounded through the reading of authors such as G. A. Henty. In 1954 he joined the Life Guards and saw service in Egypt and Cyprus. Bill is a respected military illustrator of many years' experience, and has illustrated numerous Osprey books on 18th- and 19th-century subjects. He is married, and lives in Ireland.
- Author(s)Laurence Spring
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication14/08/2002
- GenreMilitary History
- Series TitleWarrior S.
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 51
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note55 b&w and 8 colour illustrations, index
- Weight225 g
- Width184 mm
- Height248 mm
- Illustrator(s)William Younghusband
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