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Military Uniforms 1686-1918

Military Uniforms 1686-1918

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Published by matmohair1
by Rene North
Military Uniforms from the 17th to the early 20th century
by Rene North
Military Uniforms from the 17th to the early 20th century

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Published by: matmohair1 on Jan 19, 2010
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Setagainsttwoandahalfcenturiesof battlesandcampaigns,themagnificent
uniformsofinfantryandcavalry,
dra
goonsandlancersofmorethanthirty
countriesaredescribedandillustrated
indetail.
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Americanmen-at-arms.
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