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Napoleon"s Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard by Ronald Pawly

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - General,
  • Military - Napoleonic Wars,
  • History / Military / General

Book details:

Edition Notes

Men-at-Arms

ContributionsPatrice Courcelle (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8962004M
ISBN 101846032563
ISBN 109781846032561

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The Polish 1st Light Cavalry Regiment of the Imperial Guard, under the command of Wincenty Krasiński, was created by a decree of Napoleon's, and signed on 9 April in Finckenstein (now Kamieniec Suski in northeast Poland). From our field quarters in Finkenstein on the 6th day of April Branch: Imperial Guard. Get this from a library! Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard. [Ronald Pawly; Patrice Courcelle] -- "This book draws on original regimental records to give an account of the organization and personalities of the most renowned of the foreign units that served in . The Imperial Guard (French: Garde Impériale) was originally a small group of elite soldiers of the French Army under the direct command of Napoleon I, but grew considerably over vanbuskirkphotos.com acted as his bodyguard and tactical reserve, and he was careful of its use in battle. The Guard was divided into the staff, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, as well as battalions of sappers and marines. Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard. Men at Arms. Autore: Ronald Pawly Codice: these Polish horsemen were true volunteers, who owed their honoured place in his Imperial Guard to their proven courage and dash on battlefields from Spain to Russia. Segnala "Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard" ad un amico Il tuo.

Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Guard were unique in their appearance and in their loyalty. This book reveals their varied and colorful uniforms as well as their long and loyal service for the Bonaparte cause during the Napoleonic Wars (). The Poles were the only foreign contingent Brand: Bloomsbury USA. This book draws on original regimental records to give by far the most detailed account ever published in English of the organization and personalities of the most renowned of the foreign units that served in the Emperor's armies. Unlike most of his foreign troops, these Polish horsemen were true volunteers, who owed their honoured place in his Imperial Guard to their proven courage and dash. Read "Napoleon’s Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard" by Ronald Pawly available from Rakuten Kobo. This book draws on original regimental records to give by far the most detailed account ever published in Price: $ Unlike most of his foreign troops, these Polish horsemen were true volunteers, who owed their honoured place in his Imperial Guard to their proven courage and dash on battlefields from Spain to Russia. The text is illustrated with rare portraits and photographs, and with detailed colour plates of the Lancers' magnificent uniforms.

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