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The British Soldier"s Firearm

C. H. Roads

The British Soldier"s Firearm

From Smoothbore to Smallbore 1850-1864

by C. H. Roads

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Published by R & R Books .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL12171391M
    ISBN 10188484913X
    ISBN 109781884849138

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Apache helicopter gunship. 23 August A bomb dropped by an F killed three soldiers of the Royal Anglian Regiment and wounded a further two. This is a 1st H/Bk copy of The British Soldier's Firearm, From Smooth-bore to Small-bore by C H Roads, M.A., Ph.D. and published by Herbert Jenkins in with its unclipped dust jacket.

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The British military used a very large, smoothbore musket from about until the middle of the 19th century. Although there existed several patterns and slightly different types, the standard shoulder arm of the British army during this period was a caliber, smoothbore military flintlock musket.

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THE BRITISH SOLDIER’S FIREARM FROM SMOOTHBORE TO SMALLBORE by Dr. C.H. Rhodes. Everything you need to know about the English pattern muskets, ammunition and accessories for British soldiers. A wonderful reference for the study of English military arms of the time period.

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A heavily illustrated guide to pistols, carbines, rifles, and muskets carried by British soldiers sent to North America in the s. With detailed descriptions of all hardware, markings, and measurements this book provides a system for identifying these firearms.

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