German Armies 1870-71 (2): Prussia's Allies by Michael SolkaGerman Armies 1870-71 (2): Prussia's Allies by Michael Solka

German Armies 1870-71 (2): Prussia's Allies

byMichael SolkaIllustratorDarko Pavlovic

Paperback | February 5, 2005

Pricing and Purchase Info

$18.51 online 
$19.95 list price save 7%
Earn 93 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


Although the war of 1870-71 has gone down in history as the 'Franco-Prussian War', nearly half of the German troops sent to the frontier were from other German states - both the willing members of the North German Confederation and the southern states who were in some cases more hesitant about accepting Prussian domination. Some contingents had only one or two regiments - though these might be of high quality, like the 'Black Brunswickers'; others provided whole army corps, like Bavaria and Saxony. This book lists and illustrates the organization and varied uniforms of all these allied contingents, most of which fought well when it came to the test of battle.
Michael Solka is an author and historian. He works mainly for the media agencies interConcept and TXT and is also involved with the 'Word' programme produced by the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation. He has written fifteen books on American Indians and American military history for a German publishing company, but this pair of titles -...
Title:German Armies 1870-71 (2): Prussia's AlliesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.65 × 7.27 × 0.1 inPublished:February 5, 2005Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841767557

ISBN - 13:9781841767550

Look for similar items by category:


Table of Contents

Introduction · The contingents · Baden · Bavaria · Brunswick · Hesse-Darmstadt · Mecklenburg · Saxony · Wurttemberg