Prussian Staff & Specialist Troops 1791–1815

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Prussian Staff & Specialist Troops 1791–1815

Description

The origins of what would become the German General Staff of the late 19th and 20th centuries probably the most professional military machine in the world can be traced to the Prussian Army of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. This concise study, concluding the author's series of five titles on the Prussian Army of 1792–1815, covers the staff; the reforms in tactical employment of all-arms brigades (which, contrary to received opinion, pre-dated the disasters of Jena and Auerstedt in 1806); the artillery and other technical troops; and regimental colours and standards. Among the illustrations are rare diagrams from the artillery drill manual of the day.

Product details

Published Mar 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781780965147
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 45 b/w; 8 col
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 381
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Christa Hook

CHRISTA HOOK began her illustrating career in 1986…

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