Fusiliers: Eight Years with the Redcoats in America
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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19 April 1775
The Royal Welch Fusiliers on the Eve of Revolution
The Fight at Lexington and Concord
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