THOSE BLOODY KILTS The Highland Soldier in the Great War

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This book is about the experience of the Highland soldier in the Great War based on the original letters, diaries and accounts of serving soldiers and officers, this taken principally from the Imperial War Museum, the Liddle Collection, the National Library of Scotland and the Regimental Museums.This publication critically examines such mythology and offers new insights into the practicality of the kilt, the use of the pipes, identity and morale, and gives frank revelations about courage, nerves, shell-shock and the ruthless use of the bayonet, the wholework is evidence based