Osprey Warrior 067 - Cossacks 1799-1815 by Laurence Spring Opsrey

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Throughout the Napoleonic Wars, the Cossacks have been Russia's exact and ample provide of abnormal cavalry. They have been hired as skirmishers, raiders and scouts, and their strategies of harassment and harrying triggered nice difficulties for Napoleon's Grand Arm?e because it retreated via Russia in 1812. This name indicates how, even supposing labelled as rapacious, lascivious, mercenary and ill-disciplined at the box by means of their detractors, they laid declare to being the best gentle cavalry in Europe. This publication additionally information many of the tribes that made up the Cossack state, the social constitution of Cossack existence, and the way they have been organised and hired in battle.

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