The Hussar: A German Cavalryman in British Service Throughout the Napoleonic Wars Norbert Landsheit

ISBN: 9781846775031

Published: August 6th 2008

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276 pages


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The Hussar: A German Cavalryman in British Service Throughout the Napoleonic Wars  by  Norbert Landsheit

The Hussar: A German Cavalryman in British Service Throughout the Napoleonic Wars by Norbert Landsheit
August 6th 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 276 pages | ISBN: 9781846775031 | 4.33 Mb

A cavalrymans account of the Napoleonic WarsNorbert Landsheit-was an old soldier at the Chelsea Pensioners Hospital when he told the fascinating experience of his military life to G. R.Gleig, the author of several well known militaryMoreA cavalrymans account of the Napoleonic WarsNorbert Landsheit-was an old soldier at the Chelsea Pensioners Hospital when he told the fascinating experience of his military life to G.

R.Gleig, the author of several well known military autobiographies and histories and ghost writer for several ordinary soldiers tales of the Napoleonic period. Born within the German states this young cavalryman first went to war as one of Hompeschs Hussars engaged in the disastrous campaign in the Low Countries against the armies of Revolutionary France. Transferred into the British Army this horse-soldier then saw years of campaigning during the long wars against the First Empire including hard service in the Peninsular War.

As a light dragoon and once again as a hussar Landsheit takes us on an engaging journey through early nineteenth century warfare filled with detail of camp life and adventures on and off the battlefield. Previously available only as an expensive antiquarian edition or as a rare facsimile reprint, this memoir of the Napoleonic era will delight all enthusiasts of the period.



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