Napoleon's Guard Cavalry cover
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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.

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

Product details

Published 26 Mar 1978
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9780850452884
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 83
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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