By John R. Elting
No different interval in historical past has produced such brilliant uniforms as these worn by means of the warriors fascinated about the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleonic Uniforms is the single reference paintings of its type to depict properly the total Grande Arm#e intimately. It portrays the French armies, combining authoritative textual content with lavish illustrations. This awesome two-volume set depicts in extraordinary color the uniforms of the Royal military, Emigrant Troops, innovative Armies, and the military of Egypt. Herbert Kn#246;tels plates are acknowledged via uniform experts as being among the easiest and such a lot actual depicting this vibrant episode in army background. greater than 9 hundred color plates (in volumes), every one with an authoritative caption by way of Colonel John Elting.