Napoleon's Guards of Honour: 1813-14 (Men-at-Arms #378)
One of the least understood of Napoleon's corps were the four regiments of Gardes d'honneur, raised in 1813 during the frantic rebuilding of the French cavalry after the huge losses in Russia. Recruited from the leading social classes, uniformed and equipped at their own expense, and accompanied by servants to take care of such unpleasant chores as stable duty, these men w...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published November 13th 2002 by Osprey Publishing
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