The Halifax Citadel

The Halifax Citadel

Halifax On 12c A Day

Book - 2003
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Just who would choose to march around the Citadel Hill wearing a kilt, in the middle of winter? This book tells you why, 150 years ago, British soldiers preferred the icy breezes of Halifax to the palm trees and sunshine of the Bahamas. This is the first history book to explain how rank-and-file soldiers lived on 12 cents a day and an endless diet of boiled beef and bread. It exposes the officers' antics: they had so much status and fun, they fell flat on their faces after dinner.
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : Formac Pub., c2003.
ISBN: 9780887805998
088780599X
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pilsworth, Graham 1944-

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