NAPOLEON’S MERCENARIES : FOREIGN UNITS IN THE FRENCH ARMY UNDER THE CONSULATE AND EMPIRE, 1799 TO 1814
256pp., illus. 2016 reissue.
This superb and comprehensive book details the foreign units which formed such an important part of Napoleon’s forces. It examines each non-French unit in turn, giving an overview of the unit’s origins, its organizational and combat history, its uniforms and standards, and details of the unit’s eventual fate.