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Armies of the Seven Years War: Commanders, Equipment, Uniforms and Strategies of the 'First World War'

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The first book to cover the commanders, uniforms, weapons, tactics, and battles of all the armies involved in the conflict 


Drawn from international sources, many not seen before in English-language publications, this is the definitive reference work for students, readers, and enthusiasts of the Seven Years War period. It details the senior commanders, uniforms, weapons, equipment, artillery, strategy, tactics, and combat involvement (military and naval) of the forces that fought for survival and world supremacy from 1756 to 1763. States covered include Austria, Bavaria, Britain, Brunswick, Denmark, Hanover, Hessen-Darmstadt, Hessen-Kassel, Holland, France, the Palatinate, Portugal, Prussia, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Württemberg, and the minor contingents of the Holy Roman Empire. The colonial struggle in North America is included. Coverage of the intricacies of the uniforms, colors, and standards is in unprecedented depth, many details of which were previously unpublished. The tactics of the "horse and musket" era are examined, as are Frederick the Great's abilities as a war leader who led his armies against the rest of Europe.

About the Author

Digby Smith is the author of Charge!: Great Cavalry Charges of the Napoleonic Wars, An Illustrated Encyclopedia: Uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars, and An Illustrated History of Uniforms from 1775-1783: The American Revolutionary War.

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Spellmount Publishers
Military - Other
Smith, Digby
Military-General History
Europe - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
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10 x 6.5 in

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Militaria
History and Social Science » Military » Miscellaneous Wars

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