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THE DUCHY OF NASSAU, GRAND DUCHY OF WURZBURG AND THE SAXON DUCHIES

 

This new edition brings together three earlier volumes which were published in 1979 and 1980 and an unpublished manuscript from 1984.  The original work has subsequently been substantially revised is now illustrated with the original colour artwork which was not used in the earlier monotone publications and selected illustrations many of which are drawn from the work of authoritive established or contemporary artists.  This volume looks at the 1 - 4 Regimenter der Rheinbund during the era of the Confederation of the Rhine and the War of Liberation 1813-1814.

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The Rheinbund Contingents 1806-1814

Duchy of Nassau, Grand Duchy of Wurzburg

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The Rheinbund Contingents 1806-1813 Volume 2

Anhalt, Lippe, Reuss, Schwarzburg, Waldeck, Mecklenburg, Oldenburg & Frankfurt

ANHALT, LIPPE, REUSS, SCHWARZBURG, WALDECK, MECKLENBURG, OLDENBURG & FRANKFURT

This new edition brings together three earlier volumes which were published in 1979 and 1980 and  1984 which have been Out of Print for three decades.   The work has been has been substantially enlarged aand revised is now illustrated with the original colour artwork which was not used in the earlier monotone publications and selected illustrations many of which are drawn from the work of authoritive established or contemporary artists.  This volume looks at the 5 - 7 Regimenter der Rheinbund during the era of the Confederation of the Rhine and the War of Liberation 1813-1814, plus the armies of the Grand Duchy of Frankfurt and the Duchy of Oldenburg

 

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FOREIGN REGIMENTS IN FRENCH SERVICE 1795-1814 Volume One: The Regiments Étrangère & Germanic Regiments was originally published in 1982 and has now been substantially revised and updated with a wealth of new material which was not available when the original edition was published.  This first volume covers those foreign legions and regiments with a national origin in Northern Europe.  The original black and white line drawings which illustrated the 1982 edition have now been replaced with full colour artwork and colour illustrations from authoritive and contemporary artists including some of the beautiful cards from the 1st Empire Series by Commt. Bucquoy.    

 

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Foreign Regiments in French Service 1795-1814

Volume One: THE REGIMENTS ETRANGERE

The Irish & Germanic Regiments

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The Army of the Kingdom of Westphalia 1807-1813

The Army of the Kingdom of Westphalia 1807-1813

This completely revised and updated volume was first published in 1979 and has been out of print since 1984.   This new edition is illustrated with all new colour artwork and selected illustrations from authoritive artists.

 

The Kingdom of Westphalia was a totally new state created by Napoleon following the peace of Tilsit in 1807, and consisted of the previous states of Hanover, Brunswick and Hessen-Kassel. The throne was given to Napoleon's favoured younger brother Jerome, who made his capital at Kassel. The formation of an army was one of the first actions of the new monarch, recruiting from the now unemployed soldiers of Kassel, Hanover and Brunswick.  The army of Westphalia provided 25,000 troops to the Confederation of the Rhine who served in Napoleon's campaigns in Spain, Russia and Germany.   283 pages

 

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The Royal Saxon Army 1792-1814

This completely revised and updated volume was first published in 1979 and has been out of print since 1984.   This new edition is illustrated with all new colour artwork and selected illustrations from authoritive artists.

 

The Electorate of Saxony was militarily a relic of the Seven years War but never-the-less the army served throughout the Revolutionary Wars and during the 1806 campaign as a staunch ally to the Prussians and Austrians fighting on to the last at Jena until finally accepting honourable defeat.

In 1806 Friedrich August, realising that the only future for his state was with Napoleon took Saxony into the Confederation of the Rhine and the Saxon army served bravely and loyally with Napoleon's troops until the French defeat at Leipzic.

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The Royal Saxon Army 1792-1814

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