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by Allan Mallinson

eBook LIGHT DRAGOONS: The Making of a Regiment epub
  • ISBN: 1844154483
  • Author: Allan Mallinson
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Europe
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Pen and Sword (September 18, 2006)
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • ePUB size: 1734 kb
  • FB2 size 1961 kb
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The regiment is a light cavalry regiment with a history in the reconnaissance role which dates back to the early eighteenth century. Light Dragoons: The Making of a Regiment By Allan Mallinson.

The regiment is a light cavalry regiment with a history in the reconnaissance role which dates back to the early eighteenth century. It is currently based in Catterick Garrison North Yorkshire.

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The Light Dragoons: A Regimental History, 1715-2009 Paperback

The Light Dragoons: A Regimental History, 1715-2009 Paperback. It features many excellent colour as well as black and white photographs, together with full lists of both Commanding Officers through the ages and gallantry awards received. Information on weapons and equipment used will be useful too.

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The current Light Dragoons regiment (as of 2013) was formed by the merger of two older regiments, which were themselves formed after the First World War by the merger of four earlier cavalry regiments (the 13th, 15th, 18th and 19th Hussars, merged into the 15th/19th and 13th/18th in 1922). The four original regiments were formed during the Eighteenth Century, starting with the 13th in 1715 and ending with the 19th in 1781. Since then they have fought in all of Britain's major wars and most of the minor wars, and the current Light Dragoons has been involved in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Now they too have been amalgamated

Now they too have been amalgamated. Allan Mallinson, a former commanding officer of the 13th/18th Hussars, follows with clarity and dexterity the fortunes of The Light Dragoons' predecessors and describes the activities of the new regiment up to the minute. It reflects much of the last two hundred and seventy years of British history.

The 1922 reduction in the Army saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars. Now they too have been amalgamated.

item 7 Light Dragoons The Making of a Regiment Allan Mallinson -Light Dragoons The Making of a Regiment Allan Mallinson. The 1922 reduction in the Army saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars.

Although only formed in December 1992, The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. In 1922 a reduction in the Army’s strength saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars. Now they too have been amalgamated, with a name that reverts to the titles of the four original regiments in the eighteenth century.

Читать онлайн A Close Run Thing. The 6th Light Dragoons are a fictitious regiment, but the events in which they take part are historical fact.

ALLAN MALLINSON A CLOSE RUN THING To The Light Dragoons (formerly the 13th/18th and the 15th/19th Hussars) In whose history, character and personalities I have found much inspiration for this story. AUTHOR’S NOTE This is not just the story of an officer in the Duke of Wellington’s army: it is the story of a regiment - that peculiarly British institution which John Keegan, the most percipient historian and observe. Читать онлайн A Close Run Thing.

The Sixth Light Dragoons are still stationed in India and the talk in the officer’s mess is of wa. The Making Of The British Army.

Meanwhile, across the country in Bhurtpoor the succession to the Raj has been usurped. Hervey 05 - The Sabre's Edge. War at sea: While Matthew Hervey is getting ready to re-join his regiment in England, his close friend Captain Peto is at sea preparing his mighty line-of-battle ship for war with the Turks.

Although only formed in December 1992, The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. The 1922 reduction in the Army saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars. Now they too have been amalgamated.Allan Mallinson, a former commanding officer of the 13th/18th Hussars, follows with clarity and dexterity the fortunes of The Light Dragoons' predecessors and describes the activities of the new regiment up to the minute. It reflects much of the last two hundred and seventy years of British history. No campaign of significance has been fought in that time without the participation of one or more of the Regiments.They gained fresh honors in both World Wars and, since 1945, have been fully involved in Britain's withdrawal from Empire, the confrontation of the Cold War and UN’s peacekeeping. The new Postscript gives the reader a classic account of what wars in Bosnia and Iraq have involved for the Regiment and the men who serve in it.
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