Prussian Specialist Troops 1792-1815
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Prussian Specialist Troops 1792-1815 by Peter Hofschroer
Book DescriptionThe Prussian armies that fought France were a key factor from the early Revolutionary Wars to the final campaigns of 1813-15, culminating in Marshal Blucher's joint victory with Wellington at Waterloo. Prussia was the most important of German states throughout the period, seeing both disaster and triumph. This work covers the Prussian Army of the Napoleonic Wars. It describes the organization, equipment, tactics and uniforms of the Artillery, Engineer and Medical branches; the staff; and colours and standards of pre-1806, post 1806 and 1815.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841763446
(248mm x 184mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Hofschroer
Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815, Paperback (October 2014)
Delving into original sources, including eyewitness accounts and regimental histories known only to German scholars, this book tells the story of the soldiers on the ground: how they were organised and drilled, their previous service; their march to the battlefield; and what they did when they got there.
Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792-1815, Paperback (October 2011)
"Prussian Napoleonic Tactics: 1792-1815".
Waterloo 1815, Paperback (February 2006)View all books by Peter Hofschroer
Histories of the Waterloo campaign and tours of the battlefield generally concentrate on the battle between the armies of Napoleon and Wellington and the role of Blucher's Prussians is left in the background. This account tells how the Prussians advanced towards the battlefield and records the decisive fight that broke out when they arrived.
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Author Biography - Peter Hofschroer
Peter Hofschroer is a recognised expert on the German campaigns of the Napoleonic wars and the Prussian army in particular. He has already written 'Leipzig 1813', number 25 in the Campaign series. Christa Hook began her illustrating career in 1986. Her work has featured extensively in the worlds of publishing and television, and she has established herself as one of Osprey's most popular illustrators. Her illustrations combine the historian's attention to detail with the artist's sense of drama and atmosphere, and they are sought after by collectors worldwide. She has had work selected for the Laing Land and Seascape Exhibition 2000 at the Mall, and the Not the Royal Academy Exhibition 2000 at the Llewellyn Alexander Gallery.
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