Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792-1815 by David HollinsAustrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792-1815 by David Hollins

Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792-1815

byDavid HollinsIllustratorBrian Delf

Paperback | May 20, 2003

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The Austrian artillery of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars was a creation of the renowned Lichtenstein system of the early 1750s. This weight system produced a series of weapons of 3-, 6- and 12-pdr. calibre along with 7- and 10-pdr. howitzers. In the 1780s they were joined by Cavalry artillery guns with their Wurst seats. In 1811 Austria also began the establishment of rocket troops based upon the British invention, whilst their heavy and siege pieces remained the 12 -,18- and 24-pdrs throughout the period. This book describes the system as well as its operational use during the Napoleonic Wars.
David Hollins was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1962. After graduating from University College London, he trained as a maritime solicitor and began his career in commercial shipping. He is a frequent contributor to specialist Napoleonic magazines and has written a number of books related to the Imperial Army and Archduke Charles. His ...
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Title:Austrian Napoleonic Artillery 1792-1815Format:PaperbackPublished:May 20, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184176499X

ISBN - 13:9781841764993

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Organisation · The Lichtenstein system · The Cavalry Artillery Guns · Tactics and Massed Batteries · The Rockets · The Siege Guns · Bibliography and Collections · Colour plate commentary · Index