By John Langellier
Книга G.I. sequence quantity 2: Bluecoats: The U.S. military within the West, 1848-1897 G.I. sequence quantity 2: Bluecoats: The U.S. military within the West, 1848-1897 Книги Вооружение Автор: John Langellier Год издания: 1995 Формат: pdf Издат.:Greenhill Books Страниц: eighty two Размер: 21.81 ISBN: 1853672211 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:A background of the U.S. military through the time it served because the leading edge of western enlargement and an outline of its uniforms and gear within the overdue 19th century. every one quantity during this ongoing sequence combines exact and informative captions with over a hundred infrequent and strange photos. those books are a needs to for someone attracted to American army uniforms.The usa military started to make its presence felt strongly within the West after the realization in 1848 of the struggle with Mexico, while troops have been published to Texas, New Mexico, California and in other places within the newly obtained lands.For such a lot or the interval from the overdue 1840s to the top of the Eighteen Nineties, frontier troops garrisoned scattered posts from the Mississippi to the Pacific and from the border with Mexico to Canada. After 4 years of civil warfare within the 1860s, recognition became once again to the West, the place endured white migration resulted in the ultimate clashes with the Indians at areas just like the Little great Horn and Wounded Knee.The wonderful photographs and informative textual content during this quantity vividly checklist the uniforms, guns and campaigns of the 'Bluecoats' who lived and fought within the American West.
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