THE WARS OF LOUIS XV, VOL. 24 (Lexicon); By General de division Count Pajol, Translated by G.F.Nafziger
Size: 8.5” x 11”;
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This part of the series of books written by General de Pajol in 1881. It is one of the classic works of French literature and covers the Wars of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years’ War. This particular volume covers the organization of the units of the French Army. It provides the dates raised, a partial list of its commanding officers, a short summary of the various battles and campaigns each unit participated in, and a description of the uniforms and flags. This particular volume is a lexicon. It provides various terms in French, the English translation, and a discussion in English of the term and how it applied to the French Army during the reign of Louis XV. These discussions explore unusual elements of military law, soldier’s life, administration, and other esoteric issues.