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Featured battle : Ronco

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 21 April 1814

Neapolitan losses are said to be moderate whereas the Austrians were light. The Neapolitans retreated south over the river Savio.

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WW2 Russian Guards Sniper

WW2 Russian Guards Sniper

A russian sniper of the second world war era cleaning his Mosin-Nagant sniper rifle in camp, surrounded by other items of kit. Member of the 13th Guards re-enactment group.

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

The Very Thing

Jonathan Crook
The title neatly sums up my opinion of this book it is the very thing for anyone with a keen interest in Napoleonic soldiering. Part of the long military history of the Royal Welch Fusiliers is told through the memoirs of Drummer Richard Bentinck from 1807 to 1823. The story travels from Copenhagen to North America to the Peninsular and finally to Waterloo and the occupation of France. We get a fascinating insight into the life of the ordinary British soldier not all saint and not all sinner A thoroughly good read which I cannot recommend too highly.
Frontline Books, Pen & Sword Ltd., 2011

Reviewed : 2016-06-07 19:25:08