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The King"s German Legion (1): 1803-12

by Mike Chappell

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Uniforms & insignia,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General

  • Edition Notes

    Men-at-Arms

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8993207M
    ISBN 101855329964
    ISBN 109781855329966

    HISTORY OF THE KING'S GERMAN LEGION. quantity. Add to basket. The book’s final chapter deals with the Waterloo campaign in which the KGL played a heroic part in holding the strategically vital La Haye Sainte Farm in front of the British line, against fuious French assaults. Harwich, [Essex, England], 1 vols. Two folio leaves. Printed document in English and German, each leaf printed on one side and filled-in in ink in various hands, the King's coat of arms appears at the top of each page of the document; folded lengthwise thrice, some .

    History of the King's German Legion Volume II | "Ludlow Beamish's famous history of the K.G.L. is undoubtedly one of the rarest and most sought-after contemporary studies of the Napoleonic Wars. Much praised by Sir Charles Oman as 'a valuable and conscientious' history, it was largely compiled from eye-witness accounts of serving soldiers. King's German Legion, 2nd Light Battalion (Incidentally, I also have the very old Otto Von Pivka MAA book on the KGL in a rare hardcover binding, which includes a long passage quoted from Baring's recollections of the La Haye Sainte battle.) KGL infantry, possibly the best german infantry at that time. You've done them great justice.

    Stothard’s book contains a drawing and description of an unusual and interesting “Doctors Coate, 3d German Legon Hussars”, dated This is of superfine (dark) blue cloth lined with silk, single breasted, with yellow collar and cuffs, and said to be ornamented with gold braid. L'Armee du Nord. likes · 3 talking about this. Promoting Napoleonic French re-enactment in Scotland and 'The North.' Get in touch if you're interested in depicting French units of the period Followers:


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The King"s German Legion (1): 1803-12 by Mike Chappell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Legion The Kings German Legion book known for its excellent discipline and fighting ability. The cavalry was reputed to be among the best in the British army. According to the historian Alessandro Barbero, the King's German Legion "had such a high degree of professionalism that it Branch: British Army.

of results for "kings german legion" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. The King’s German Legion (Men-at-Arms Book 42) by von Pivka, Otto and Michael Roffe. out of 5 stars 2. Kindle $ $ 9. 99 $ $ Hardcover.

Mar 01,  · The formation of the King's German Legion resulted from the occupation of Hanover, their homeland, by the French in After assorted expeditions including Copenhagen in and Moore's retreat to Corunna, the Legion joined Sir Arthur Wellesley in the Peninsula.5/5(4).

Page 60 - I crossed the Upper Guarena at Vallesa and El Olmo with the whole of the allied army in the course of that evening and night ; and every preparation was made for the action, which was expected on the plain of Vallesa on the morning of the 20th.

But shortly after daylight the enemy made another movement in several columns to his left, along the heights of the Guarena, which river he 4/5(1). Raising, Service & Disbandment. The 5th Line Battalion of the King's German Legion (abbreviated: KGL) was raised in late as the fifth out of eight line battalions that the Legion levied in total.

A British expedition at the end of to Hanover, which had been vacated by French troops on their way to the Battle of Austerlitz, resulted in a massive recruitment success for the KGL. The Legion played a major part in the British Army in the Peninsula and this special edition is a vital addition to the library of all serious students of the Napoleonic Wars.

One of the most unusual, as well as the most heroic and distinguished Allied units in the Napoleonic Wars Price: $ Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Return of the loss of the kings German legion in the battle. Letter from captain Cleeves to major Hartmann relative to.

Other editions - View all. History of the King's German legion, Volume 2 North Ludlow Beamish Full view - /5(1). The King's German Legion was the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

The light and heavy cavalry, light and line infantry, and horse and foot artillery of the KGL made major contributions to Wellington. Burial book of the municipality Bremen since ; Kings German Legion; King's German Legion. Soldaten für den Kampf gegen Napoleon. Fahne der KGL. The King’s German Legion existed from untilthe legion mostly consisted out of former/retired soldiers of the electorate Hannover and they fought for the English King against the.

Kings German Legion, 5. Linienbataillon, Grenadier Kompanie, Königreich Hannover. 1, likes · 93 talking about this. Willkommen bei der Königlich Deutschen Legion, Grenadier-Kompanie des hotellewin.comers: K. Mar 04,  · BTW did you know that as well as a Kings German Legion there was also a Queens German Regiment in the British army.

It was actually formed from Swiss soldiers (German speaking) and fought well in Egypt (capturing a French standard) and the Peninsular. According to Philip Haythornthwaite in 'Uniforms of Waterloo': "Some contemporary sources show the knapsacks (of the line battalions) as being painted dark blue, sometimes with red lettering on the side to identify the battalion, for example, '5 K.G.L.'.

Feb 03,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup. In the King's German legion. Memoirs of Baron Ompteda, colonel in the King's German legion during the Napoleonic wars Book digitized by Google from the library of Pages: Read "The King’s German Legion" by Otto von Pivka available from Rakuten Kobo.

The King's German Legion was the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of 4/5.

"King's German Legion Light Infantry" Topic. 14 Posts. Hathornthwaite's book, "Wellington's Army: The Uniforms of the British Soldier, " has the following description: "The Legion's two Light Battalions wore dark green 'rifle-style' uniform, but with certain differences.

The 1st Light Battalion had single breasted jackets with. The King's German Legion (KGL) was a British Army unit of expatriate German personnel, – The Legion achieved the distinction of being the only German force to fight without interruption against the French during the Napoleonic occupation of the German states.

The Legion was formed within months of the dissolution of the Electorate of Hanover inand constituted as a mixed. Feb 15,  · The formation of the King's German Legion resulted from the occupation of Hanover, their homeland, by the French in After assorted expeditions including Copenhagen in and Moore's retreat to Corunna, the Legion joined Sir Arthur Wellesley in the hotellewin.com: $ Aug 30,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Skip to main content. This History of the King's German legion by North Ludlow Beamish. Publication date Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford Pages: One of the early members of the King's German Legion, he commanded the 1st Line Battalion and was exchanged after being shipwrecked on the Dutch coast in He sailed for the Peninsula in but a further bout of mental instability led to his retirement.

The King's German Legion (KGL) was a British Army unit of mostly expatriate German personnel during the period – The Legion achieved the distinction of being the only German force to fight without interruption against the French during the Napoleonic Wars.

The Legion was formed within months of the dissolution of the Electorate of Hanover in and constituted as a mixed corps by.Apr 25,  · This title is the completion of a two-part study of the King's German Legion - the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

The light and heavy cavalry, light and l.Unseen Waterloo Advent day 14 Today is a quick flick through the Unseen Waterloo book. For a more leisurely look order it online at hotellewin.comowers: K.