Saturday, 18 August 2007

2nd Russian Infantryman - Musketeer of the Observation Corps


The Observation Corps was a sort of "private army" (Duffy) set up by Shuvalov in 1756 in Poland, with a super-large grenadier regiment and a great deal of artillery. In the event it performed rather badly at Kunersdorf and was eventually absorbed into the main Russian army. The uniform differed from that of the regular army only in the wearing of cavalry boots by all ranks.

1 comment:

CyberMonk said...

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I'd like to know if you authorize us to publish them on Kronoskaf - Project SYW with proper credits to your website.

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Thank you for your attention,