By David Hollins
Austria's Balkan frontier – the disputed borderland among Europe and the Ottoman Turks – used to be defended within the 18th century by means of a different association of hardy groups who have been granted farmland in go back for armed provider. those Grenzers, masters of guerrilla battle, have been later included into Austria's standard forces, and earned a much wider attractiveness scuffling with opposed to the military of Frederik the Great’s Prussia. through the beginning of the wars opposed to progressive and Napoleonic France they supplied an important a part of the Austrian Line. This e-book unravels their advanced background, and illustrates the improvement in their vibrant people costumes into awesome uniforms.
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