The Army of Gustavus Adolphus: Infantry by Richard Brzezinski, Richard Hook

By Richard Brzezinski, Richard Hook

The quick upward push to reputation of Gustavus Adolphus used to be certainly outstanding. For a time he had the prestige of figures like Alexander the good and Napoleon: males who've encouraged their armies to accomplish marvelous feats; males virtually worshipped of their personal lifetimes. the tale of this wonderful personality; the myths and legends which encompass him, and the enterprise, fingers, armour and uniforms of his military, are the following tested by way of Richard Brzezinski, in a quantity choked with accompanying illustrations, together with 8 complete web page color plates by way of Richard Hook and the writer himself.

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