By Stuart Reid
The hot forty third Regiment shaped in 1739 not just wore bonnets, yet had brief jackets instead of coats, and belted plaids rather than breeches. as well as their firelocks and bayonets they have been armed with Scots broadswords, pistols and dirks. within the early days some of them will even have carried round shields or ambitions. The British military was once by no means to be a similar back. Stuart Reid explores the historical past, garments and gear of the 18th-century Highland regiments, in a textual content complemented through a mess of images and illustrations, together with complete color plates.
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