Napoleon's Guard Cavalry

Napoleon's Guard Cavalry

Men-at-Arms 83
  • Author: Emir Bukhari
  • Illustrator: Angus McBride
  • Short code: MAA 83
  • Publication Date: 26 Mar 1978
  • ISBN: 9780850452884
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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About this Product

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.

Biographical Note

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.Angus McBride is one of the world's most respected historical illustrators, and has contributed to more than 70 Osprey titles in the past three decades. Born in 1931 of Highland parents but orphaned as a child, he was educated at Canterbury Cathedral Choir School. He worked in advertising agencies from 1947, and after national service, emigrated to South Africa. He now lives and works in Cape Town.

Contents

The Heavy Cavalry The Medium Cavalry The Light Cavalry The Light Horse lancers The Plates

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