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The imperial guard of Napoleon

from Marengo to Waterloo.

by Joel Tyler Headley

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by C. Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Relations with soldiers,
    • France. Armée. Garde impériale,
    • France -- History -- Consulate and First Empire, 1799-1815

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy J. T. Headley ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC152 .H44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, [11]-310 p.
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6945386M
      LC Control Number04025213
      OCLC/WorldCa4367441

      For his last and possibly most brilliant campaign, Napoleon raised three regiments of mounted Scouts for his Imperial Guard. Through the story of these units the reader can follow Napoleon's dazzling manoeuvres in the campaign of ; and their widely varied uniforms are reconstructed in meticulously researched colour plates. French Imperial Guard at Waterloo and before book recommendations I am looking for any books or good sources of information about the Imperial Guard under Napoleon. I have done research into the topic and i am trying to find more in detail books specifically about the Guard and why they failed to break the Seventh Coalitions line at Waterloo.

      Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Larrey: Surgeon to Napoleon's Imperial Guard This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.   Napoleon's Imperial Guard - Book Review As preparation for an upcoming project, I thought I better brush up on the history of this most famous of Army Corps. J.T. Headley's "Napoleon's Imperial Guard - From Marengo to Waterloo" is an interesting pages covering the Guard's impressive history.

        From its origins as the Consular Guard of the French Republic, and as Napoleon's personal bodyguard, the Imperial Guard developed into a force of all arms numbering almost , men. Used by Napoleon as his principle tactical reserve, the Guard was engaged only sparingly, being deployed at the crucial moment of battle to turn the tide of 5/5(1). : Imperial Guard Cavalry (Napoleon's Last Army) () by Dawson, Paul; Lombardy, Dana and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Hardcover.


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The imperial guard of Napoleon by Joel Tyler Headley Download PDF EPUB FB2

From its origins as the Consular Guard of the French Republic, and as Napoleon’s personal bodyguard, the Imperial Guard developed into a force of all arms numbering almostmen. Used by Napoleon as his principal tactical reserve, the Guard was engaged only sparingly, being deployed at the crucial moment of battle to turn the tide of /5(10).

This is a companion volume to Dawsons' Napoleon's Imperial Guard: Uniforms and Equipment: The Infantry, and like that book it fails to deliver a comprehensive study of the uniforms worn and equipment carried by the various regiments of the Imperial Guard cavalry/5(14).

The Imperial Guard of Napoleon III was a military corps in the French Army formed by Napoleon III as a re-establishment of his uncle Napoleon I 's Imperial Guard, with an updated version of the original uniforms and almost the same privileges.

2 Divisional structure. 3 Active service. The Imperial Guard was formed by a decree of the emperor on. The Imperial Guard (French: Garde Impériale) was originally a small group of elite soldiers of the French Army under the direct command of Napoleon I, but grew considerably over acted as his bodyguard and tactical reserve, and he was careful of its use in battle.

The Guard was divided into the staff, infantry, cavalry, and artillery regiments, The imperial guard of Napoleon book well as battalions of sappers and. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Imperial Guard of Napoleon - from Marengo to Waterloo by Joel Tyler Headley at Barnes & Noble.

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Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Guard were unique in their appearance and in their loyalty. This book reveals their varied and colorful uniforms as well as their long and loyal service for the Bonaparte cause during the Napoleonic Wars ()/5. Napoleon and the Imperial Guard The French cannonade rose to a new crescendo and the light infantry of Reille’s Corps swarmed up the ridge to disrupt the allied line as the Guards marched forward purposefully to serve the coup de grace.

‎Napoleon’s Guard This series of interactive ebooks uses hyperlinks, video, animation, and photographs to introduce the reader to the topic of Napoleonic soldiery.

The first volume deals with Napoleon’s Imperial Guard, the Emperor’s most 5/5(1). The growing popularity of living history has allowed Stephen Maughan to follow the European re-enactment circuit for four years, assembling an astonishing portfolio of color photographs that bring the troops of the First French Empire to is a dazzling photographic re-creation of Napoleon's elite Imperial Guard regiments -- the handpicked veterans who provided the/5(3).

A concise history of the hand-picked elite cavalry guard that served as Napoleon's close personal escort and were committed to the most dangerous areas of combat on the battlefield. Formed from his original escort of 'Guides' and the 'Consular Guard' inthe Mounted Chasseurs were a personal favourite of the Emperor, who wore their uniform Author: Ronald Pawly.

Used book in good condition. Shows typical wear. key to his victory on 18 June Perhaps the most significant aspect of this book is the description of the defeat of Napoleon's Imperial Guard. Just who and how the incomparable Guard was stopped and then driven from the battlefield is explained in detail.

Once and for all, this year. Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French: Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Description: xi pages, 16 color plates 41 cm. Buy Napoleon's Imperial Guard Uniforms and Equipment: The Infantry (Uniforms & Equipment) by Paul L Dawson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). Napoleon who had watched with the deepest anxiety this terrific meeting of the [Russian and French] Imperial Guards, no sooner saw the check of Rapp and the overwhelming force bearing down upon him from the re-formed [Russian Imperial Guard] cuirassiers, than he ordered Bessieres with the horse grenadiers, to charge.

Title The Imperial guard of Napoleon, from Marengo to Waterloo, Contributor Names Headley, J. T., Page - The allied powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon is the only obstacle to the re-establishment of peace in Europe, the Emperor Napoleon, faithful to his oath, declares that he renounces for himself and his heirs, the thrones of France and Italy, and that there is no personal sacrifice, even that of life, which he is not ready to make for the interests of France.

Title The imperial guard of Napoleon: from Marengo to Waterloo. Contributor Names Headley, J. T., Burgers (Napoleon Gourmet Grills) Imperial Armour: Imperial Vehicles for Warham Officers and Soldiers of the French Imperial GuardVol.

5: Cavalry The Lion Guard, Meet the New Guard The Lion Guard Join the Lion Guard!File Size: KB. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Headley, Joel Tyler, Imperial guard of Napoleon. New York, C.

Scribner. Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars. likes 17 talking about this. This is a series of interactive ebooks found in the Apple Books Store, describing the soldiers of the Napoleonic ers: This book draws on original regimental records to give by far the most detailed account ever published in English of the organization and personalities of the most renowned of the foreign units that served in the Emperor's armies.

Unlike most of his foreign troops, these Polish horsemen were true volunteers, who owed their honoured place in his Imperial Guard to their .The famous military units, from time immemorial, provide the most interesting and dramatic parts of the histories of nations.

The writings of antiquity hold wide compassion those from Greece on the Macedonian phalanxes, those of Rome on the troops of the Praetorian Guard.

Not less intrepid than the Roman legions, the heroic soldiers of our Imperial Guard have, like these .