Napoleon's Polish Troops

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Napoleon's Polish Troops
Michael Roffe, Otto Pivka
Type: eBook
Released: 1974
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Page Count: 50
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0850451981
ISBN-13: 9780850451986
In 1795 the kingdom of Poland fell prey to her stronger neighbours, Russia, Prussia and Austria.Napoleon's Polish Troops Textbook Following the death of the king of Poland in 1798, his kingdom was divided among these three neighbouring powers. France became increasingly involved, and protested at Poland's treatment, offering refuge for Polish exiles. On 11 October 1796 the Polish Legion was formed in the French army by General Dombrowski and Napoleon. This book covers the uniforms, dress, organisation and equipment of the infantry, artillery, and cavalry of Napoleon's Polish Troops. Among the cavalry units covered are the Chasseurs and Lancers. This title also provides a summary of the Polish divisions' campaigns in Spain, Russia and within Poland itself. From the Publisher Packed with specially commissioned artwork, maps and diagrams, the Men-at-Arms series is an unrivalled illustrated reference on the history, organisation, uniforms and equipment of the world's military forces, past and present.

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