Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Arming Tars (was Divine Service)
- Very good point, Ed.
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Subject: Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Arming Tars (was Divine Service)
> I agree with your analysis of what would have been carried by a
> Landing Party operating on shore for length of time. Aside from the
> useless nature of a cutlass in an infantry fight, anyone who has tried to
> march any distance with a cutlass swinging about from their belt knows
> pain in the ass it is. However I think it quite possible that cutlasses
> been issued to Naval Gun Crews when operating on shore. In that
> they would have been of some value if your Gun Position was about to be
> Ed B.
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> The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of
square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of
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