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Pipers in the 18th Century 42nd Highlanders

The uniforms of pipers is a subject clouded in anecdotes and myths – historians have debated the existence (or not) of pipers in the 18th century Army, what they played (is “pibroch” the same as what it is today?) , … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the “Wha Hae the 42nd”

We’ll do our first try at telling the story behind a song, hopefully you find it interesting. Wha Hae the 42nd Our first tune is the first tune in the 42nd’s “first set“. We know it as “Wha Hae the … Continue reading

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A 42nd Blog?

Yes, it seems that we’re catching up to the 21st century and now have a blog! We’ll use this to post new bits of information, let you know about upcoming events that the 42nd is participating in, Scottish activities that … Continue reading

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