By Philip Haythornthwaite, Bryan Fosten
The fixed troops of the Hapsburg Empire comprised some of the most robust forces of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). besides the fact that, from the outset the cavalry's greater command was once much less able than its infantry counterpart: appointments have been inspired by way of nepotism and politics, which led to instructions usually being given to those that lacked event. The cavalry underwent many re-organisations and expansions throughout the wars that tried to redress those issues, and to modernise the strength as an entire. This name examines those procedures and records intimately the strategies, uniforms and kit of the Austrian cavalry, protecting Cuirassiers, Dragoons, Chevauxlegers, Hussars, Uhlan (lancer) and auxiliary devices.
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Austrian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2) : Cavalry (Men at Arms Series, 181) by Philip Haythornthwaite, Bryan Fosten