By Andy Farman
Could 2014's united kingdom Kindle no 1 and #2 Bestsellers within the 'Alternative History' style. The fourth quantity within the Armageddon's tune sequence, 'The Longest Night', including the 5th and ultimate piece of the jigsaw 'Crossing the Rubicon' . The Longest evening is decided among 8pm and 8am, the serious evening conflict in Germany among NATO and the hot purple military. The conflict in Europe has reached its bloody finish and the lads got here domestic to lower than gratitude from the politicians. within the Pacific all eyes are at the Spratly Islands because the Allies strive against the chinese language third and sixth Armies. The aftermath in Europe can have left the U.S. and the ANZACs status by myself, or has it? squaddies have extra honour than politicians on the finish of the day.
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A troop of Horse at this time was equivalent to a squadron later. 2 The Buffs, 3rd Foot, now forms part of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment. 3 This regiment, later the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, now forms part of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. 4 The Royal Regiment of Scots Dragoons, later the Royal Scots Greys, now forms part of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys). 5 The King’s Own Royal Regiment, 4th Foot, now forms part of the King’s Own Royal Border Regiment. T.
The sea crossing in ﬁlthy, insanitary and overcrowded transport ships, with mouldy food and polluted drinking water, was followed by campaigning often in rain so heavy that any pitching of tents was impossible and ofﬁcers ordered their men to build wooden shacks with straw roofs. Sickness and lice followed; many men apparently had no footwear. 7 Camps on Hounslow Heath in summer were no preparation for all-weather campaigning in Ireland. The supply system failed totally and soldiers took to plundering for food.
For Subalterns and Captains it was by seniority within the regiment, senior Ensigns to Lieutenants, senior Lieutenant to Captain. Colonels, subject to later approval by the 38 t h e o f f i ce r i n t he armies of the lat er s t ua rt s Secretary of State for War, had the right to appoint Subalterns. For Field Ofﬁcers, Majors and Lieutenant-Colonels, Colonels suggested names to the Commander-in-Chief for William III’s approval. This approval was not always given, William looking for professional competence and Whig political reliability; he might also have ofﬁcers on half-pay to consider; an ability to recruit men also counted.
Armageddon’s Song: Book 1 ‘The Longest Night’ & Book 2 ‘Crossing the Rubicon’ by Andy Farman