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By John H Gill,Franz Joseph Hausmann

‘Fills a really visible hole within the historical past of the Napoleonic Wars by way of delivering a superb description of what it was once prefer to be a member of the Royal Bavarian Army.’
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The letters and diaries of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann are the following put within the context of the army occasions of the interval through well known 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 insurrection and he additionally fought at Abensberg and Zniam. He was once in simple terms twenty-three while 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 observation by way of 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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