Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (1)

1792–1807

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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (1)

1792–1807

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When Frederick II (later known as Frederick the Great) came to the throne in 1740, he had three advantages for which he owed thanks to his father: a modern, well-organised state; full coffers; and a properly trained and equipped army. Under a leader as renowned as Seydlitz, the Prussian cavalry achieved the nearest to a state of perfection that it was ever going to. So great was its reputation in the Seven Years' War that Napoleon made a special point of warning his men at the beginning of the 1806 campaign to beware of the Prussian cavalry.

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Introduction · Organisation · Tactics · The Prussian Cavalry in 1806 · Cavalry in Action 1806 · Uniforms and Equipment · The Plates

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Published Jul 25 1985
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9780850455755
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 162
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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