A Soldier's Life in the Civil War by Peter F. Copeland

By Peter F. Copeland

Even even though they fought on opposing facets, such a lot squaddies within the Civil battle have been equally proficient, got here from rural backgrounds, spoke an analogous language, and knew an identical songs. in addition they shared an analogous dangers and hardships of an enlisted man’s existence. during this informative coloring publication artist Peter Copeland dramatically captures the risk, tedium, or even lighter moments of a soldier’s lifestyles — from preliminary recruitment to the “Grand assessment” in Washington at war’s end.
Forty-five realistically rendered illustrations depict studies universal to either Union and accomplice soldiers—new recruits announcing goodbye to household, attempting on uniforms, studying the care and use of muskets, spending a peaceful night in camp, creating a unwell name on the infirmary, posing for a photographer, ready confidently for mail, dealing with a cavalry assault, paying final respects to fallen comrades, and masses more.
Informative captions whole this well-researched, skillfully illustrated e-book, guaranteed to locate keen fanatics between coloring publication fans, Civil warfare buffs, and a person attracted to American history.

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In April, air raids on Tokyo and six other Japanese cities proved successful. But the United States would have to gain some ground in the Pacific to free shipping lanes and to create a nearby base of operations for future attacks. ➤ Sixty American soldiers with gear and helmets stand at attention during a drill. ❮ 29 ❯ ➤ Page from a wartime Japanese schoolbook printed in 1941. Called the Book of Numbers, it taught children how to count using planes and warships. ❮ 30 ❯ The first major victories for the Allies came at the Battle of Coral Sea in May and the more important Battle of Midway Island in June.

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