MEN-AT-ARMS 433: NAPOLEON'S SCOUTS OF THE IMPERIAL GUARD
Author: Ronald Pawly
Publisher: BANTAM (BDD)/RANDOM HOUSE, Aug 2006
Covers a fascinating branch of the Imperial Guard Cavalry, raised to counter the Russian Cossacks during Napoleon's French campaign of 1814. Although short-lived, the Scouts distinguished themselves in the last battles of the dying Empire. Colored artwork, B&W photos & diagrams t/out; 10x7 inches, 48 pgs.
Uniforms, equipment, history & organization of troops.
Illustrator Patrice Courcelle.
* Each book examines military uniforms, insignia & organization.
* Books focus on a single army, regiment, group or period.
* Uniform detail is shown in specially commissioned artwork.