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ELI 215 - British Light Infantry and Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars

ELI 215 - British Light Infantry and Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars

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In an age when infantry units manoeuvred and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to ‘skirmish’ was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favour in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars. It was revived by far-sighted British and foreign-mercenary officers, who observed the way in which French Revolutionary armies deployed skirmishers to prepare the way for their assault columns.
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