In the legions of napoleon the memoirs of a polish officer in spain and russia 1808 1813 napoleonic library henrich von brandt on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in the legions of napoleon recounts the adventures of an intrepid polish soldier who fought for napoleon the length and breadth of europe by the time he was twenty five. Brandt was a lutheran pole in the vistula legion from 1808 until 1814 but this memoir cover through the retreat from moscow this is typical in some respects from many other memoirs of the period but brandt is more light hearted in his style even though the subject can be serious. Get this from a library in the legions of napoleon the memoirs of a polish officer in spain and russian 1808 1813 henrich von brandt. In the legions of napoleon recounts the adventures of an intrepid polish soldier who fought for napoleon the length and breadth of europe by the time he was twenty five heinrich von brandt had marched from madrid to moscow and had been severely wounded on three separate occasions. Heinrich von brandt was eighteen when he enlisted in the french army and in 1808 he was sent to spain as an officer in napoleons grande armee amongst many other battles heinrich fought at the siege of saragossa and took part in russian campaign from which only 60 of brandts regiment were to return
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