Napoleon"s Polish troops by Otto von Pivka

Cover of: Napoleon

Published by Osprey Publishing in Reading .

Written in English

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Places:

  • France,
  • Poland

Subjects:

  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with soldiers,
  • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with Poles,
  • France. Armée -- Uniforms -- History,
  • France -- History -- 1789-1815,
  • Poland -- History -- 1795-1830

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 35.

Book details

Statementtext by Otto von Pivka ; colour plates by Michael Roffe.
SeriesMen-at-arms series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUC485.F8 P58 1974b
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5244182M
ISBN 100850452279, 0850451981
LC Control Number75315942

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Unlike most of his foreign troops, these Polish horsemen were true volunteers, who owed their honoured place in his Imperial Guard to their proven courage and dash.

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Collecting a Polish army for the Napoleonic wars One of the great mysteries for me is why Napoleonic enthusiasts don’t have more Poles in their French armies. You always see hordes of Bavarians, Saxons, small German states by the bucket load, and more Swiss than cheese with holes in the whole of Geneva, but Poles are sadly lacking.

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