IN THE EMPEROR’S SERVICE: WALLENSTEIN’S ARMY, 1625-1634
208pp., fully illus.incl. 8 colour plates of uniforms & flags, P.B. 2019. A vivid account of what life was like for a soldier in Wallenstein’s Army. The chapters include recruiting the army, its officers, as well as the logistics of clothing, equipping and feeding the army. There are also chapters on regimental colours, how to quarter an army, and the arms industry, plus case studies on siege warfare using Stralsund and the Alte Veste as an example, as well as Wallenstein’s tactics at the Battle of Lutzen.