Foot Grenadiers

Foot Grenadiers

By Charles Grant; Michael Roffe (Illustrator)

Osprey Publishing, Paperback, 9780850450507, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 1971


This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organization of Napoleon’s Foot Grenadiers during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Their experiences at Ulm, Austerlitz, Berlin, in Russia and at Waterloo are all summarized. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail.

About the Author

Charles Grant has had a lifelong interest in militaria and is a passionate war-gamer. He has written for many military publications including ‘the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research’ and has had two books published on modern and eighteenth-century war-gaming. Scottish-born, and a retired officer of the Special Branch, Scotland Yard, he is married with two children and now lives in Kent.