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By David Nicolle, Angus McBride

ISBN-10: 1855326973

ISBN-13: 9781855326972

On the shut of the 18th century the Ottoman Empire nonetheless had large army power. It was once a fancy constitution of army provinces, self reliant areas and almost autonomous 'regencies'. The Ottoman Empire had a bigger inhabitants than its land may perhaps really help which led to bloated towns, migration to under-populated mountainous parts, common banditry and piracy. It additionally intended that Ottoman armies had a prepared pool of army manpower. With a number of illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color artworkss by way of Angus Mcbride, this attention-grabbing textual content through David Nicolle explores the armies of the Ottoman empire from 1775 until eventually 1820.

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Eiss kamutcn Treue geschmiickt ist m ukennen. C. C. (,,8) Army of Alexander the Great (1:11) Carlha-ginian Wan (,6) R~an Army: (I) Caesar-Traj~n (93) (2) Hadrian-Constantine {12g) R()I11t'. Enemies: (I): Gcnnanta &. Dacians ('58) (2): Gallic a. British CelIS (175) (3): Panhianl a. C. ('54) Anhur a. Anglo-Saxon Wan (125) AmUes of Islam, 7th-1 Ilh C (1500) The Age: of Charlemagne: ( ) Bynntinc: Armies 886-1118 (85) Saxon, Viking &. Norman (75) Armies of the: Cru~dc:s (11 1 ) Saladin & Ihe: Sarace:ns ('55) Knighll of Chris!

Line infantry regiments were now twelve in number, and a company of pontonniers had been added to the artillery. Uniforms ofthe MapolitanArmy Grnerals Bicorn with cockade, gold loop and button, gold lace edging, white cut-feather trim; dark blue tunic and breeches, crimson collar and cuffs edged with gold embroidery, gold embroidery across the chest. Crimson and silver waist sash, gold sidestripes to breeches; gold epaulelles; hussar boots Wilh gold trim and tassel. Grneral Staff Officers Bicorn with cockade and gold loop and button; dark blue tunic, light blue collar, gold buttons and epaulettes; crimson breeches with gold side-stripes and Hungarian thigh knots.

35 --~i -. Aft: Standard of the Horse Artillery, Kingdom of Italy, 1813. Embroidery, eagle and fringes ill gold on the usual recI, green and white ground and blue scrolls. The iDserip~ tion on the reverse was NAPOLEONE/IMPERATORE E RE/AL REGGIMENTO/ D'ARTIGLIERIA I A CAV~O. Right: 'BI3-pattern standard of the 3rcl Squadron, 2nd Chasseurs :i. ci~ R~tJk'. llery standard, but with corner badges of a silver-<:rowned '2' in gold within a gold wreath. Note the unexplained collar detail-apparently A I Private rifGrenadiers, ItaLian Legion, 1800 The model for this uniform is that ofa carabinier of three gilt buttons on a strip of silver lace.

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