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In the King"s German Legion

Ompteda, Christian Freiherr von

In the King"s German Legion

memoirs of Baron Ompteda, colonel in the King"s German Legion during the Napoleonic Wars.

by Ompteda, Christian Freiherr von

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Published by K. Trotman in Cambridge [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hannover (Germany : Province),
  • Great Britain,
  • Germany,
  • Hannover (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Ompteda, Christian, Freiherr von, 1765-1815.,
    • Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Contemporaries.,
    • Great Britain. King"s German Legion -- Biography.,
    • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Personal narratives, German.,
    • Soldiers -- Germany -- Hannover (Province) -- Biography.,
    • Hannover (Germany : Province) -- History, Military.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1789-1820.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsOmpteda, Ludwig, Freiherr von, 1828-1899.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC226.5 .O4713x 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 320 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2114243M
      LC Control Number88169079

      This title is the completion of a two-part study of the King's German Legion - the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. The light and heavy cavalry, light and line infantry, and horse and foot artillery of the KGL made major contributions to Wellington's victories in the latter part of the Peninsular. The King's German Legion, formed in from veterans of the Hanoverian Army living in Britain, was a welcome and essential component of Wellington's Army in the Peninsular Campaign during the War with France. Following the Battle of Waterloo, the KGL was (in ) returned to Germany.

        Greetings everyone, the Kings German Legion (formerly known as 5th Kings German Legion in NW or st Royal Regiment in Battlegrounds 2) is also going to play Holdfast as a regiment and looking for new recruits to enlist for the ranks to play the game together with us. The King's German Legion has been one of the first Regiments in the linebattle / Napoleonic Wars community, and has . Get this from a library! The King's German Legion. 1, [Mike Chappell].

      Book Overview A view of the campaigns of Wellington's famous German troops In the ranks of the red-coated soldiery of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars there were none more highly regarded by all than the men of the King's German Legion. When a book opens with a Nazi coming through a time portal in a library in the year , it's easy to assume that the book will be pretty bad. Somehow, though, Aeon Legion: Labyrinth jumps through time to convince us in Episode 18 - Aeon Legion: Labyrinth by J.P. Beaubien, that it /5(30).


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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The King’s German Legion (Men-at-Arms Book Reviews: 2. 'In memory of Christopher Koch, rifleman in the 1st company of the 1st light Infantry battalion King's German Legion. He was born in Geottingen in the Electorate of Hannover, Germany and died the 16th July at Tullamore aged 23 years.' on the rear of the stone it says 'He lived like a Christian and a true soldier and died in performing his.

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Images of Uniforms Infantry Weapons Infantry Formations Regimental Facings Colours Daily Pay Rates. InNapoleon Bonaparte was again at war with Britain but was unable to launch his formidable armies against his intransigent foe. Instead the French emperor looked towards Germany and aimed.

The King's German Legion was the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. The light and heavy cavalry, light and line infantry, and horse and foot artillery of the KGL made major contributions to Wellington's victories during the Peninsular War, and several units covered themselves with glory at Waterloo.

The King's German Legion was the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

The light and heavy cavalry, light and line infantry, and horse and foot artillery of the KGL made major contributions to Wellington's victories during the Peninsular War, and Author: Otto Von Pivka. History of the King's German legion by North Ludlow Beamish.

Publication date Publisher Thomas and William Boone Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user. Historically, the dragoons and the light dragoons of the Kings German Legion were quartered in Weymouth, on south coast of England, along with two horse artillery batteries.

The barracks were often visited by King George III and the men were his particular favourites. #WaterlooRemembered Day 2 Forgotten foreign forces - The King's German Legion. In the first interview of the series I speak to Hailey Stewart about the KGL & Brunswick troops who played a key yet neglected role in the campaign.

Please share widely, post questions and comments, and thank you to ev. The King's German Legion (KGL) was a British Army unit of mostly expatriate German personnel during the period – The Legion achieved the distinction of being the only German force to fight without interruption against the French during the Napoleonic Wars.

The Legion was formed within months of the dissolution of the Electorate of Hanover in and constituted as a mixed corps by. Cavalry of the King's German Legion The Kings of England were also Electors of Hanover from on, under the same kind of Personal Union that united Denmark and Noway under the same ruler.

InMortier's French and allied troops occupied Hanover, meeting little political resistance and only slightly more military opposition. The King's German Legion was the largest and most respected of the foreign corps which fought as integrated elements of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

The light and heavy cavalry, light and line infantry, and horse and foot artillery of the KGL made major contributions to Wellington's victories during the Peninsular War, and.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Presently I only own some publications concerning the Kings German Legion and the old Hanoverian Army, books which still surface from time to time. but no decorations. The most extensive is the three volume history by Beamish of the K.G.L.

which was republished not so long ago.