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By John H Gill,Franz Joseph Hausmann

ISBN-10: 1473882699

ISBN-13: 9781473882690

‘Fills a truly seen hole within the background of the Napoleonic Wars via offering an excellent description of what it used to be wish to be a member of the Royal Bavarian Army.’

The letters and diaries of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann are the following positioned within the context of the army occasions of the interval via popular historian John Gill. They stem from Hausmann’s first crusade in 1805 within the struggle opposed to Austria, via the 1806 and 1807 campaigns in Prussia and Poland. In 1809 he used to be in motion opposed to the Tyrolean rebellion and he additionally fought at Abensberg and Zniam. He used to be in simple terms twenty-three whilst he launched into the ill-fated 1812 invasion of Russia and served as a part of the Bavarian corps that used to be shattered during this cataclysmic crusade. He survived to explain the 1813 crusade and the 1814 crusade in France whilst the Bavarians switched facets and fought opposed to Napoleon.

With extra remark via John Gill at the Bavarian military and its campaigns and battles, this booklet is a vital, authoritative addition to the works at the Napoleonic Wars.

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