Mercenaries for the Crimea : the German, Swiss, and Italian Legions in British Service, 1854 - 1856

Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 197 p. w/ appendices, endnotes, select bibliography, index. A history of the last effort in Britain to hire foreign forces for a conflict. The effort caused a great deal of diplomatic problems and ultimately the 15,000 strong force did not reach the Crimea by the end of the conflict. Very good / very good. Item #18515

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