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Men-At-Arms #408: Warriors at the Little Big Horn 1876

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The battle which took place on the Little Bighorn river on June 25, 1876 has passed into legend as “Custer's Last Stand”. This remarkable book is a unique analysis of the oral and pictorial evidence for the appearance of nearly 30 named Sioux and Cheyenne warriors who were present that day, and for their parts in the battle. The fruit of many years' study by one of todays most internationally respected interpreters and illustrators of Native American material culture, it offers biographical notes and meticulously researched color reconstructions, together with rare photographs and pictographs.

Synopsis:

Uniforms, equipment, history and organization of troops. Each book provides a detailed account of the uniforms, insignia, background and organization of a single army, regiment, group or period. Uniforms are shown in full color artwork. This groundbreaking study brings to life the appearance, experience and military careers of Plains Indians who took on Custer's 7th Cavalry at the battle of Little Big Horn, Portrait photos, surviving artifacts and reconstructions of pictographs bring to life the Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho warrior of 1876.

Synopsis:

This study of the Plains Indians who fought against Custer's 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn describes and illustrates some of the individual Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors who fought there.

About the Author

Richard Hook was born in 1938 and trained at Reigate College of Art. After national service with 1st Bn, Queen's Royal Regiment, he became art editor of the much-praised magazine Finding Out during the 1960s. He has worked as a freelance illustrator ever since, earning an international reputation particularly for his deep knowledge of Native American material culture; and has illustrated more than 30 Osprey titles. Richard is married and lives in Sussex; his three children Adam, Jason, and Christa are all professionally active in various artistic disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841766669
Author:
Hook, Richard
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-US Military General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-At-Arms
Series Volume:
408
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.54x7.16x.17 in. .36 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Men At Arms Series
History and Social Science » Military » US Military » General
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century

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"Synopsis" by , Uniforms, equipment, history and organization of troops. Each book provides a detailed account of the uniforms, insignia, background and organization of a single army, regiment, group or period. Uniforms are shown in full color artwork. This groundbreaking study brings to life the appearance, experience and military careers of Plains Indians who took on Custer's 7th Cavalry at the battle of Little Big Horn, Portrait photos, surviving artifacts and reconstructions of pictographs bring to life the Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho warrior of 1876.
"Synopsis" by , This study of the Plains Indians who fought against Custer's 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Big Horn describes and illustrates some of the individual Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors who fought there.
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