Monday, June 11, 2018

An old story

Man for man, the Redcoats [of the 1700s] were as good as any soldiers in Europe. Too often it was a case of "heroes led by fools" or "lions led by asses;" for in battles like Bunker Hill the men executed, with utmost bravery, stupid orders which should never have been given.

(from A History of England and the British Empire)

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