Portugal 1809, the Peninsular War in the age of Napoleon. A British sergeant in the 95th Rifles saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, and finds himself promoted to Lieutenant and in charge of a company of Rifles that do no respect him, to carry out a dangerous and vital mission.
5 May 1993 (UK)
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Die Scharfschützen - 1. Das Banner des Blutes
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Sharpe's 95th Regiment and its green jackets are fact based. The 95th was a direct ancestor of the modern Royal Green Jackets (in 2005 merged with other regiments to form The Rifles). See more
When Teresa is helping Sharpe and his men to gain access to Torrecastro, she slashes a French soldier across the stomach, killing him. A fraction of a second later we see her sword, and there isn't a drop of blood on it. See more
[glares at his riflemen
Now listen. I'm in charge here. Not them, not Harper; I'm in command. You follow me.
Referenced in Pride & Prejudice
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