By Miguel Ángel Martín Mas
The Chasseurs à Cheval de los angeles Garde Impériale was once the Emperor Napoleon's routine escort and a useful 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 ebook recounts the heritage of this mythical unit, a unit whose antecedants may be traced again to the 1st battles received by means of Napoleon in Italy and to the burning sands of the Egyptian desolate tract. certainly a unit that paid the associated fee demanded via glory and the ignominy of conflict, with its blood spilled at the plateaus of Austerlitz, the frozen nation-state of Prussia and at the streets of Madrid.
Each Chassear à Cheval of the Imperial protect, like Napoleon, used to be a hero who had faced and conquered the terror of dying. Their reminiscence keeps to motivate the fashionable would-be hero.
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