Prussian Line Infantry 1792-1815
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Prussian Line Infantry 1792-1815 (Men-at-Arms #152)

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At the beginning of this period, the battalions of the Prussian Line usually fought in a linear formation three ranks deep, overwhelming the enemy with fire before a well-timed bayonet attack. By the end, the preferred formation was eight to 12 ranks deep. The responsibility for conducting the fire-fight was now given to the skirmish elements and the artillery. The formed...more
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Published July 26th 1984 by Osprey Publishing
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Peter Hofschroer's Prussian Line Infantry 1792-1815 is a summary of the organization, accoutrements, uniform and history of the Prussian Line Infantry during the Napoleonic Wars.

Hofschroer has specialized in the period and brought us an impressive and greatly appreciated series of English language books and articles on the Prussian Army of the Napoleonic period. Prior to him, there really was not much available in English on this major member of the Allies.

If you are interested in the Prussian A...more
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