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Napoleon's Train Troops: 1800-1815.

ByPaul Lindsay Dawson

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European armies' of the first half of the nineteenth century relied almost exclusively on the horse for it's transportation needs, not only to provide mounts for the cavalry and horse artillery, but also to pull the guns, ammunition wagons, and ration wagons. The field artillery was almost as a dependent upon horses as the cavalry if not more so. The train troops used by the French Napoleonic army, were far from 'sexy' or 'glamorous'. These mens importance has often been overlooked in the quest to study the cavalry or infantry and the major campaigns fought by Napoleon.

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Publication Date
Jan 8, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781446763711
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Paul Lindsay Dawson

Specifications

Pages
159
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
Royal (6.14 x 9.21 in / 156 x 234 mm)

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