Napoleon's Guard Cavalry

Napoleon's Guard Cavalry

by Emir Bukhari, Angus McBride
     
 

This title examines some of the most colourful and fanciful uniforms in military history, those of Napoleon's Guard Cavalry. The detailed text covers units such as the Grenadiers à Cheval; the Empress's Dragoons; the Chasseurs à Cheval; the Mamelukes; the Gardes d'Honneur; the Polish Lancers; the Dutch Lancers; the German Lancers and the Lithuanian

Overview


This title examines some of the most colourful and fanciful uniforms in military history, those of Napoleon's Guard Cavalry. The detailed text covers units such as the Grenadiers à Cheval; the Empress's Dragoons; the Chasseurs à Cheval; the Mamelukes; the Gardes d'Honneur; the Polish Lancers; the Dutch Lancers; the German Lancers and the Lithuanian Tartars. A plethora of illustrations complement the text, including eight fine full page colour plates by inimitable Angus McBride, providing admirably detailed reconstructions of uniforms and accompanied by ten pages of commentaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850452884
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
03/28/1978
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,180,007
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

Related Subjects

Meet the Author


Emir Bukhari is a renowned expert on the French army of the Napoleonic era. He has written several books for Osprey's Men-at-Arms series and he remains one of our most popular authors.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >