Napoleon's Polish Troops (Men-at-Arms)

By Otto von Pivka

In 1795 the dominion of Poland fell prey to her more desirable pals, Russia, Prussia and Austria. Following the loss of life of the king of Poland in 1798, his country was once divided between those 3 neighboring powers. France turned more and more concerned, and protested at Poland's remedy, supplying shelter for Polish exiles. On October
11th, 1796, the Polish Legion was once shaped within the French military through normal Dombrowski and Napoleon. This ebook covers the uniforms, gown, association and kit of the infantry, artillery, and cavalry of Napoleon's Polish Troops. one of the cavalry devices coated are the Chasseurs and Lancers. This identify additionally offers a precis of the Polish divisions' campaigns in Spain, Russia and inside of Poland itself.

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