Napoleon's German Allies (2): Nassau & Oldenburg

By: Otto von Pivka, iIllustrator: Gerry Embleton

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On October 14th, 1808, Napoleon persuaded Herzog Peter Friedrich Ludwig of Oldenburg to join the Confederation of the Rhine by the Treaty of Erfurt - the military contingent to be maintained by the duchy was set at an infantry battalion of 800 men in six companies. Similarly, Friedrich August, Herzog of Nassau, was charged, under the terms of the treaty with coordinating and organizing the military efforts of all the tiny states of its neighbours. In this fine addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms series, Otto Von Pivka details the campaign history and uniforms of Napoleon's Nassau and Oldenburg allied troops.

Title: Napoleon's German Allies (2): Nassau & Oldenburg

Author: Otto von Pivka, iIllustrator: Gerry Embleton

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $14.95

Categories: Germany,

Publisher: Osprey: 1991

ISBN Number: 0850452554

ISBN Number 13: 9780850452556

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 48 pages, paperback, Osprey

Seller ID: 452554

Description: On 14 October 1808, Napoleon persuaded Herzog Peter Friedrich Ludwig of Oldenburg to join the Confederation of the Rhine by the Treaty of Erfurt - the military contingent to be maintained by the duchy was set at an infantry battalion of 800 men in six companies. Similarly, Friedrich August, Herzog of Nassau, was charged, under the terms of the treaty with co-ordinating and organising the military efforts of all the tiny states of its neighbours. In this fine addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms series, Otto Von Pivka details the campaign history and uniforms of Napoleon's Nassau and Oldenburg allied troops.

About Author
Otto von Pivka (the nom de plume of Digby Smith) wrote his first title for Osprey Publishing in 1972 (The Black Brunswickers, in the Men-at-Arms series). He is a prolific author, who has contributed many titles to the Men-at-Arms series on the armies and forces of the Napoleonic Wars. A former major in the British Army, he is now retired, but continues to write books on this key period.



Table of Contents
The Organization of Nassau's Troops 1806-1815
The Duchy of Oldenburg in the Napoleonic Wars
The Battle History of Nassau's Troops
The Uniforms of Nassau's Troops 1803-1815
The Plates