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Tromba, Reggimento Polacco dei Cavalleggeri della Guardia Imperiale 1808/1809

Tromba, Reggimento Polacco dei Cavalleggeri della Guardia Imperiale 1808/1809

Apres le feu et le galop. Cannoniere del Reggimento Artiglieria a Cavallo della Guardia Imperiale

Artigliere a cavallo della guardia imperiale francese - Stefano Manni

French light infantry Voltigeur (skirmisher), In French, literally "gymnast, jumper, or leaper", chosen for their agility and sharpshooting ability, they deployed out in front of the line formations, to harass and delay the enemy, and to try to kill officers so as to disrupt. They often deployed in pairs, one shooting while the other loaded. They took a heavy toll on Wellington's men at Waterloo. First used in 1804.

French light infantry Voltigeur (skirmisher), In French, literally "gymnast…

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