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Life of Sir John Moore: Not a Drum Was Heard
     

Life of Sir John Moore: Not a Drum Was Heard

by Roger Day
 

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Sir John Moore organized and trained the British light infantry during the Napoleonic wars, and thus is regarded as the father of all subseqent British special warfare units. This biography is the first to draw on papers in the archives of the Dukes of Hamilton and Argyll which shed new light on Moore's upbringing and the shaping of his revolutionary approach to the

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Sir John Moore organized and trained the British light infantry during the Napoleonic wars, and thus is regarded as the father of all subseqent British special warfare units. This biography is the first to draw on papers in the archives of the Dukes of Hamilton and Argyll which shed new light on Moore's upbringing and the shaping of his revolutionary approach to the art and science of warfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850528015
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
12/31/2001
Series:
Military History Ser.
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Day is a civil servant who has worked for the Ministry of Defence, the Foreign Office, NATO and the Cabinet Office. This study was begun during a sabbatical Fellowship at Harvard University. Roger lives in Hampshire with his wife and daughter

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