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

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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:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1978
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

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