Volume 2 includes 95 color plates. Volume 3 includes 95 color plates. Volume 4 includes 95 color plates. With 91 full color plates in the gallery in addition, we inserted other Gerasch and other artist images in the text. The plates are divided into three main blocks. The first with the uniform from the Thirty Years' War to until the end of the seventeenth century.
The second, related to all the uniforms of the 18th century and finally the third, from the era of the Napoleonic wars until , year of the original collection printing. Includes more than color plates. The new uniforms and administrative branches borrowed heavily from Prussia.
More color plates by Cenni. In the last hour of Papal temporal power in , thousands of young people who come from all over Europe to join the army of Pius IX.
Usually, the Pope kept the States safe via complex strategy and alliances, but sometimes, he needed to resort to arms. The main branch of the family died out with the death of Alfonso II in , with Ferrara left to the Church in The Church made Ferrara the capital of the Duchy of Modena and transported all the papers already in Ferrara. In , it was incorporated into subsequent French political creations. The small army was closely linked and dependent on body of Austrian occupation in Lombardy-Venetia. The army acquired a strong esprit de corps and a strong allegiance to the House of Austria-Este.
Francis V abandoned Modena on June 11 , seven days after the battle of Magenta, as the Austrian army abandoned Lombardy to move under the fortresses of quadrilateral. The army of Francis V disbanded and was renamed Brigata Estense, numbering approximately men who were the last vestige of his army. Born from the Sardinian army, it was employed in all the war events that saw the country involved, including the third War of independence and especially WWI and WWII, and with Italian colonialism.
To the 20 existing Sardinian infantry regiments were added 46, to 9 cavalry 10 more, and 26 battalions to 10 of Bersaglieri. The fight against the Brigandage and the third Italian War of independence which caused 1, losses were the first operational commitments of the new army, consisting of , soldiers and 11, officers grouped in 18 divisions. Immediately after the entry of Napoleon in Italy on 10 April , the French troops occupied the territories that were under Austrian rule, namely the Duchy of Milan, the territories of the Duchy of Modena and Reggio, and part of the state of the church, namely Ferrara and Bologna.
Many of these republics the following year joined the Cisalpine Republic with capital at Milan. The Italian flag was born in this area, for example, taking the French revolutionary tricolor, adopting the colors green, white, and red.
The Republic eventually became the Kingdom of Italy, gravitating towards the Napoleonic sphere. Includes 84 color plates. These contain drawings related to the ancient Italian populations up to the Etruscans and to the Roman soldiers and then continues onto the armies of the medieval period, then the Renaissance and the Soldiers of Venice, Naples, and Piedmont Appendix A contains a collection of figurines dedicated to the Roman Empire of the collection Viskuezzen.
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Includes 80 color plates. The beautiful collection of figurines made for the collection of Dr. Viskuezzen consists of 60 subjects, from through the wars caused by the French intervention in support of the second Mexican Empire of Maximilian of Habsburg, until the years of the presidency of Porfirio Diaz. In , the Mexican Republican Army consisted of ten regular line battalions, or about 12, men. Following the French withdrawal and the overthrow of Maximilian's imperial regime, the Mexican Republic was restored in In , Porfirio Diaz, a general leader of the anti-Massimialianiste forces, became president.
In , the army counted about 25, men. Generally well equipped, the federal army under Diaz did not however offer an effective opposition to the revolution of The Army of the Republic of San Marino, 80 color plates The first lists of Marino soldiers date back to but it is of a document which, with certainty, lists a significant number of men who were entrusted with tasks of defense and public order. In , the San Marino Army was reformed for the first time, but it was only starting in the middle of the that the modern organization of the armed Forces of the Republic began.
In the second half of the 19th century, it had a new reorganization of the Marino military bodies, while still holding the spirit of the traditions. As it was permissible to expect, the style of the uniforms follows much of the Italian Army, although with some variations. An appendix offers notes on the Campaign of , the various independent states and the troops of Garibaldi. This volume covers the Bourbon forces at the beginning of the Napoleonic period. The army of the Kingdom of Naples was active during the Napoleonic era. Volume 1 covers the period , when Napoleon assigned his brother Joseph Bonaparte to the the Kingdom, and after that, then to brother-in-law Joachim Murat, who had married his sister Carolina.
In , the defeat at Tolentino and subsequent capture and death of Murat by firing squad ended the French period of the Kingdom of Naples. Volume 2 covers the period , when Napoleon assigned his brother Joseph Bonaparte to the the Kingdom, and after that, then to brother-in-law Joachim Murat, who had married his sister Carolina. Volume 3 covers the period , when Napoleon assigned his brother Joseph Bonaparte to the the Kingdom, and after that, then to brother-in-law Joachim Murat, who had married his sister Carolina.
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The Army was significantly based on the Polish Legions; it numbered about 30, and was expanded during wartime to almost , It was composed of infantry with a strong cavalry force supported by artillery. The Napoleonic customs and traditions resulted in some social tensions, but are generally credited with helpful modernization and useful reforms. The first collection by S. Casten covers uniforms and weapons during the Batavian Revolution to The second collection is by Dutch draughtsman, painter, and etcher Jan Hendrik Langendijk and covers the soldiers of Batavian Republic in All the subjects are seen through the eyes of Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville, well known by the pen name Job after his initials , a great French artist.
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The series is published in three volumes that includes about and more wonderful original illustrations of uniforms from the 18th century to Napoleonic era and just to about. This book presents pictorial documentation of the appearance of French soldiers throughout the period with the support of short essays on France's military history. The particularly well-executed original Job's illustrations, slightly restored by our graphic artist are presented to the general public here for the first time.
Job's plates shows how the Royal and after Imperial French Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe. All the subjets are seen through the eyes of Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville, well known by the pen name Job after his initials , a great French artist. Col Charles H. There is no other book of this magnitude.
Each volume in this ongoing series combines detailed and informative captions with over rare and unusual images. These books are a must for anyone interested in American military uniforms and equipment. Over pages includes photographs most unpublished before. A two-volume reference that combines authoritative text with color plates and provides coverage of Austria, Britain, Prussia, and Russia as well as the smaller German States.
Bibliography and index. Only 1 set available -- first come, first served This make it a better packaged book, but the original version has better printed plates with more vibrant colors. Revised edition is 10x8 inches in vertical format. Emmanuel escaped to settle in Yugoslavia in the 's along with many other former Tsarist officers and men. Here, he created albums of the cavalry regiments.
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The Imperial Russian Cavalry features sixty-eight pages of ninety-six full color illustrations of the glory of the Russian Cavalry as it existed in on the eve of war. The text is in English and Russian giving you then name of each regiment, where it came from and its celebration day. Numerous photos of surviving articles of clothing etc.
This volume examines what the citizen soldiery of the New England States wore when they marched off to save the Union in An exhaustive search of thousands of newspapers yielded a myriad of reports and personal accounts from soldiers' letters, which together offer a hitherto unpublished view of the stirring events during the first few months of the Civil War. Combined with fascinating detail from numerous diaries and regimental histories, the author is able to describe the appearance of the Union volunteers of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont, and Maine.
The narrative is enhanced by photographs of original uniform items from private collections, plus imagery of the day showing the great variety of clothing and headgear worn. Accepted by The Company of Military Historians, this is an essential reference for collectors, living historians, modelers, and curators, as well as anyone with a general interest in the American Civil War.