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By David Hollins

Apart from the Peninsula and Napoleon's 1807 crusade, Austrian troops performed a few half in each significant crusade of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). not able to mobilize its inhabitants totally for either political and monetary purposes, Austria recruited from territories as diversified as glossy Belgium, the Czech Republic, imperative Romania and northern Italy. those squaddies fought on terrains as various because the Po valley and the Swiss mountains. This booklet lines the existence and reviews of either the normal infantry and the veteran elite of the Grenadier battalions, overlaying every little thing from uncomplicated education and kit, to the strategies and horror of the battlefield.

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