THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE GREAT NORTHERN WAR 1700-21: ORGANISATION, MATERIEL, TRAINING AND COMBAT EXPERIENCE, UNIFORMS
270pp., 4to,fully illus.incl.much colour of uniforms & flags, P.B. 2018. Describes the armed forces of Peter the Great in its entirety, and covers in depth old Russian troops and irregulars, as well as Peter’s new standing army. Besides the staffing, organization and development of troops, the book gives detailed account of uniforms, weapons and other materiel. Training is described using drill manuals and tactical instructions of the period, and fighting methods actually performed on the battlefield are described – based on first-hand accounts and period observations from Russian, Swedish and impartial sources.