Fighting Techniques of the Napoleonic Age, 1792-1815

Fighting Techniques of the Napoleonic Age, 1792-1815

Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics

Book - 2008
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Fighting Techniques of the Napoleonic World explores the tactics and strategy required to win battles with the technology available during the Napoleonic period (1789-1815), and points out how the development of such weapons technology changed the face of the battlefield. Divided into five sections it highlights:

- Individual components of the armies: the foot soldier, the cavalryman and the artilleryman, the equipment they wore and used, and how they fought together.

- Technology change, the emergence of military professionalism, and the impact these changes had on the battlefield.

- How units were used together on the battlefield, and strategic positioning of battle units.

- Specialist techniques and equipment developed for artillery.

- Naval warfare, from the ships in which the men fought to the weapons they carried.

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780312375874
0312375875
Branch Call Number: 940.27 F471 2008
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Bruce, Robert B. (Robert Bowman), 1963-

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