Sergeant John Crossman of the 88th regiment fighting in the Crimean War, is singled out by his commanding officer to go on a series of suicide missions - known as "fox hunts" - against the vicious Cossacks. Crossman is determined to whip his men into shape and not only survive, but win.
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'The Devil's Own is a marvellous book, colourful in its descriptions, its detail and rousing stories of battle exploits and highly informative in its historical imput' - Peterborough Evening Telegraph; 'Those who enjoy going into battle with Sharpe will love joining forces with Sergeant Jack Crossman... he's a hell of a character' - Darlington Northen EchoFrom the Publisher:
Garry Douglas Kilworth has great skill in creating page-turning military adventure, his characters form their own story within the framework of true accounts of the Crimean War. The historical accuracy is impeccable and has been authenticated by two specialist researchers.
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Book Description Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002254816