Within the mid-19th century, Austria comprised a heterogeneous, multi-ethnic empire along with the Austrian or 'German' region; the Hungarian quarter; the army Border; and the dominion of Lombardy-Venetia. the various nature of the empire made it tough to create a unified and updated army process, particularly with remnants of feudalism nonetheless powerful in a few provinces. This e-book examines the road infantry, Grenz infantry (Border troops) and Jägers (riflemen) that shaped the Austrian infantry. quite a few illustrations and images of uniforms, rank insignia and regiments supplement the textual content, in addition to 8 complete color plates.
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