League of Gentlemen: Officers of the 17th and 18th Centuries

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Well-bred European military officers of the era often had more in common with enemies than they did with allies…

 

‘The surprising congeniality between the French and British officers at Yorktown illustrates the existence of the cosmopolitan community of European officers that flourished during the late 17th and early 18th centuries’

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