NAPOLEON’S GODS: THE GRENADIERS A CHEVAL 1812-1815
400pp., 4to, illus.incl.colour, P.B. 2017. A hoof to tack description of the Grenadiers à Cheval from the fateful Russian campaign of 1812 to its disbandment in 1815 following the disaster of Waterloo. It describes the horses, uniforms and equipment of the regiment, as well as regimental organisation, and provides short biographies of the officers and some of the men, giving a vivid picture of how the men of the regiment lived, and in some cases, how they died.