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By Miguel Ángel Martín Mas

The Chasseurs à Cheval de los angeles Garde Impériale was once the Emperor Napoleon's recurring escort and a worthwhile cavalry reserve in conflict. It used to be a unit shaped of sunshine cavalrymen of confirmed braveness but additionally of exceptional ethical fiber who needed to function an instance to the remainder of the military.

This publication recounts the background of this mythical unit, a unit whose antecedants might be traced again to the 1st battles received by way of Napoleon in Italy and to the burning sands of the Egyptian barren region. certainly a unit that paid the fee demanded by means of glory and the ignominy of warfare, with its blood spilled at the plateaus of Austerlitz, the frozen geographical region of Prussia and at the streets of Madrid.

Each Chassear à Cheval of the Imperial shield, like Napoleon, was once a hero who had faced and conquered the phobia of dying. Their reminiscence keeps to encourage the trendy would-be hero.

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