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By David Hollins

ISBN-10: 1841767018

ISBN-13: 9781841767017

Austria's Balkan frontier – the disputed borderland among Europe and the Ottoman Turks – used to be defended within the 18th century through a special association of hardy groups who have been granted farmland in go back for armed provider. those Grenzers, masters of guerrilla conflict, have been later integrated into Austria's common forces, and earned a much broader acceptance struggling with opposed to the military of Frederik the Great’s Prussia. by means of the beginning of the wars opposed to progressive and Napoleonic France they supplied an important a part of the Austrian Line. This booklet unravels their advanced historical past, and illustrates the improvement in their vibrant people costumes into awesome uniforms.

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