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Napoleon's Line Chasseurs (Men-at-Arms #68)

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The chasseurs, being the indigenous French light horse, can perhaps be equated best with the infantry demi-brigades of this period, a half-trained, unprofessional, makeshift collection, making up with zeal what they lacked in experience, a qualification which in no way diminished the importance of their role within Napoleon's all-conquering army. Emir Bukhari's fine text e ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published June 1st 1977 by Osprey Publishing
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John Shelley
The best thing about the series of Osprey titles on Napoleon's cavalry (Cuirassiers & Carabiniers, Dragoons & Lancers, Hussars, Chasseurs) are the wonderful uniform plates by the late Angus McBride, which reach just the right balance of naturalism, clarity and expression. McBride is (in my opinion) by far the best of the illustrators to have worked on this series.

Bukhari's text follows the pattern of other books he wrote for Arms & Armour, a rundown of uniform developments followed b
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