An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of the American War of Independence
|Author:||DIGBY KEVIN & SMITH KILEY|
As well as illustrations of the soldiers, equipment and kit - with over 600 colour pictures in total and an unrivalled level of detail in the depiction of the uniforms - the campaigns and battles aer explained with specially commissioned maps and plans, and colour plates and fine-art paintings of the period. The expert text, a collaboration of renowned miliatry historians Kevin F Kiley and Digby Smith, examines the organisation, tactics and experience of the men-at-arms of these pivotal and formative times. this comprehensive volume presents not only a unique visual directory of uniforms, but an evocative portrait of the political, military and social contexts of the soldiers of the time.