Fusiliers: Eight Years with the Redcoats in America

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Faber & Faber, 2007 - Great Britain - 384 pages
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From Lexington Green in 1775 to Yorktown in 1781, one regiment marched thousands of miles and fought a dozen battles to uphold British rule in America: the Royal Welch Fusiliers. This book reveals the inner life of the regiment - and, through it, of the British army as a whole - as it fought one of the pivotal campaigns of world history.

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User Review  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

It is an unfortunate aspect of modern book marketing that popular history books apparently need sensational truthy subtitles. "How the British Army Lost America but Learned to Fight" is a completely ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cincinnatus - LibraryThing

Mark Urban's "Fusiliers" is a valuable contribution to the litany of regimental histories which dot the landscape of military history. Whereas the vast majority of Revolutionary War books available in ... Read full review


19 April 1775
The Royal Welch Fusiliers on the Eve of Revolution
The Fight at Lexington and Concord

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Mark Urban is the Diplomatic Editor of the BBC's

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