NapoleonÂ?s Mamelukes

NapoleonÂ?s Mamelukes

The most exotic of all the troops of Napoleon's Imperial Guard were undoubtedly the Mamelukes Â? the bodyguard of Oriental cavalry which followed him home after the Egyptian expedition of 1798Â?1801, and remained with his Mounted Chasseurs regiment throughout the First Empire. For the first time in English, this book tells the Mamelukes' story, from Austerlitz to Waterloo. Quoting from the original nominal rolls and battle casualty returns, the author brings individual… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (February 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 48 pages

Language: English


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