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Napoleon's Balkan Troops : Men at Arms, 410 - Pavlovic

Napoleon's Balkan Troops

Men at Arms, 410

By: Pavlovic

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Published: 20th May 2012
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South-east Europe is one of the most neglected fronts of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815); yet on the coast of the Adriatic Sea - broadly, former Western Yugoslavia and the Ionian Islands - France struggled to hold a vital strategic outpost dominating Austrian and Russian access to the Mediterranean. Here she took into imperial service former Austrian frontier regiments, which fought with distinction in Russia in 1812; and raised irregulars from among the exotic warrior populations to guard the Turkish frontier inland, and the coasts and islands from British naval raids. This detailed review of all such troops is illustrated with rare prints and meticulous colour plates.

The French Empire in the Balkans . Dalmatia & Istria . Ionian/Seven Islands Corps . Foreign Troops in the Illyrian Provinces . Bibliography & Further Reading . The Plates . Index

ISBN: 9781841767000
ISBN-10: 184176700X
Series: Men at Arms, 410
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 20th May 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1