The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2)

Cavalry

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The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2)

Cavalry

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During the Napoleonic era, Russia possessed a vast force of cavalry, forming a greater percentage than that of most European armies. This stemmed partly from their service against the Turks, who had huge numbers of troops, and partly from the fact that much Russian terrain was suitable for the manoeuvre of large bodies of cavalry. This companion volume to Men-at-Arms 185 examines the organisation, tactics and uniforms of the Russian cavalry during this dynamic and turbulent period, covering Cuirassiers, Dragoons, Hussars, Uhlans, Mounted Jägers and the Lifeguard, as well as the Opolchenie militia and Cossacks.

Table of Contents

Russian Cavalry · Cuirassiers · Dragoons · Hussars · Uhlans · Mounted Jagers (or Chasseurs) · The Lifeguard · Opolchenie and 'Foreign Corps' · Cossacks · The Plates

Product details

Published Aug 03 2010
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9780850457469
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 189
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Philip Haythornthwaite

Philip Haythornthwaite is an internationally respe…

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Bryan Fosten

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