Napoleon's German Allies
Saxony, 1806-15 v. 3
By (author) Otto von Pivka
Napoleon's German Allies by Otto von Pivka
Book DescriptionIn the battles of Jena and Auerstadt (1806), where the Prussians were crushed by Napoleon, the Saxons excelled beyond comparison. Amidst the defeat and confusion, they withdrew in full control, with regular pace and band playing, stopping to engage whenever the enemy grew too close. Recognizing the martial value of such troops, Napoleon swiftly took steps to assure a military alliance. In this absorbing addition to the Men-at-Arms series, Otto von Pivka explores the organization, campaign history and uniforms of Napoleon's formidable Saxon allies, with numerous illustrations and eight superb full page color plates by Richard Hook."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780850453096
(250mm x 185mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 5-Jul-1979
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Otto von Pivka
Otto von Pivka (the nom de plume of Digby Smith) wrote his first title for Osprey Publishing in 1972 (The Black Brunswickers, in the Men-at-Arms series). He is a prolific author, who has contributed many titles to the Men-at-Arms series on the armies and forces of the Napoleonic Wars. A former major in the British Army, he is now retired, but continues to write books on this key period.
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