Chasseurs of the Guard: Osprey Men At Arms

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Chasseurs of the Guard: The Chasseurs a Cheval of the Guarde Imperiale 1799-1815/ Peter Young, Michael Youens. Osprey Men At Arms Series. Softcover. Revised edition 1977. Out of print. Condition: Very Good. ISBN 085045056X

The Chasseurs of the Guard had their origins in the Guides raised by Napoleon during his 1796 Italian Campaign. Not only did they prove to be excellent soldiers, but they also served as his immediate escort whenever he went on campaign. Illustrated throughout by their uniforms, guidons and standards, this book also provides an overview of the regimental history of the corps, profiling some of its most memorable personalities.

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