By John H Gill,Franz Joseph Hausmann
The letters and diaries of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann are the following positioned within the context of the army occasions of the interval by means of popular historian John Gill. They stem from Hausmann’s first crusade in 1805 within the warfare opposed to Austria, by means of the 1806 and 1807 campaigns in Prussia and Poland. In 1809 he used to be in motion opposed to the Tyrolean rebel and he additionally fought at Abensberg and Zniam. He was once basically twenty-three while he launched into the ill-fated 1812 invasion of Russia and served as a part of the Bavarian corps that was once shattered during this cataclysmic crusade. He survived to explain the 1813 crusade and the 1814 crusade in France whilst the Bavarians switched aspects and fought opposed to Napoleon.
With extra observation via John Gill at the Bavarian military and its campaigns and battles, this e-book is a crucial, authoritative addition to the works at the Napoleonic Wars.
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A Soldier for Napoleon: The Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hausmann - 7th Bavarian Infantry (The Napoleonic Library) by John H Gill,Franz Joseph Hausmann