Instructions to Young Officers
General James Wolfe (1727-1759)
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A second edition of Instructions for Young Officers by General James Wolfe printed posthumously in 1780. The instructions included his tactical theories and training techniques, which were adopted by the army due to the significant improvements which it made to the firing and bayonet techniques.
Second edition of Instructions to young officers by General Wolfe, published posthumously in 1780.
Entered the care of the National Trust as a gift of the National Trust Beckenham and Bromley Centre in memory of Gwynethe Garwood.
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General James Wolfe (1727-1759), author