Brunswick Troops 1809-15 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 167) by Otto Von Pivka

By Otto Von Pivka

Because the sour defeats and lack of territory of 1805, Austria have been tough at paintings overhauling and increasing her army desktop. In 1808, the Austrian govt felt that with the outbreak of the Spanish battle, Napoleon may have an excessive amount of to do with a view to commit huge forces to accommodate them. On February twenty fifth, 1809, Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick entered into an contract with the Austrians to elevate a corps of infantry and cavalry to struggle along them as they invaded his previous domain names, elevating the inhabitants opposed to their French rulers and exacting a long-awaited revenge at the hated Napoleon.

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Joakim Paasikivi, Capt. , and the many military and naval attachés responding to my enquiries. A very special thanks goes to the many members of the Parachutists and Special Forces Insignia Collectors who have so unselfishly contributed a vast amount of otherwise unobtainable information over the years to the Chute and Dagger Newsletter. Last, but not least, is my appreciation for my wife Enriqueta, whose knack for translating Spanish, French, Portugese and Italian was of invaluable use. Author’s note This book covers the special forces of over 50 countries; not included are those of Great Britain, the USA, the Warsaw Pact, Israel and Lebanon.

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Com, Peterborough, UK A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Print ISBN: 978 0 85045 865 7 PDF e-book ISBN: 978 1 84603 732 0 ePub e-book ISBN: 978 1 78200 450 9 Series Editor: Martin Windrow Filmset in Great Britain Acknowledgements A book covering such a large number of units and countries could not have been possible without the help of many. My appreciation is given to: Ken Askins, Beryl Barnett, Ken Conboy, Antonio Carmo, MSG Richard Dunlap, Mark Helber, Paul Lemmer, Sgt.

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