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Bayonets

Waiting around before the battle, weapons were stacked. I am told these British soldiers were elite. They were often chosen because they were tall and the headdress was more than 12 inches tall to make them seem more imposing. They were in the center of the formations and protected by the lesser ranks. Part of the uniform was designed to intimidate the enemy.

 

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One response

  1. George Weaver

    These are great photographs.

    May 5, 2012 at 6:11 am

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