Imperial Guard Infantry and Artillery

Paul Dawson

Dozens of new color paintings by acclaimed artist Keith Rocco complement the translation of thousands of pages of French archival documents to provide the first truly new perspective on the Imperial Guard Infantry and Artillery in Napoleon's last army that fought in the Waterloo campaign of 1815.
Publication date:
April 2017
Publisher :
Lombardy Studios
Editor :
Dana Lombardy
Contributor(s) :
Keith Rocco
Language:
English
Series :
Napoleon's Last Army
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9781940169057
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£25.00
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Overview
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• 17 new, original color plates show Napoleon's Imperial Guard Infantry and Artillery units that fought in the 1815 campaign. Translated archival documents reveal actual strangths and losses, as well as provide eyewitness descriptions never before published in English.

This is a groundbreaking series of books in English by author, re-enactor, and equestrian Paul L. Dawson that use thousands of pages of French archival documents, translations of more than 200 French eyewitness accounts, and dozens of new paintings by Keith Rocco to tell the story of Napoleon's final military operations and his defeat at the battle of Waterloo. Napoleon's Last Army (NLA) is the most comprehensive study ever made of the French army in 1815, using primary source information that provides new insights into this famous campaign. NLA will expose persistent myths and errors about the French forces at Waterloo and in the campaign of 1815.