The Saxon Mars and his Force

The Saxon Army during the Reign of John George III 1680 – 1691

Alexander Querengässer

This is the first detailed study of the origins of the standing Saxon army. Created by elector John George III (r. 1680-1691), it quickly won its laurels in the battle of Vienna (1683) and later in campaigns against the Ottomans and the French. This book gives a broad analysis on this army, dealing with topics like finances and organisation, unifor
Date Published :
December 2019
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Language:
English
Series :
Century of the Soldier
Illustration :
c 50 color & b/w ills
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781912866601
Pages : 168
Dimensions : 9.75 X 7 inches
-
+
Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
$39.95

Overview
-

This is the first detailed study of the origins of the standing Saxon army. Created by elector John George III (r. 1680-1691), it quickly won its laurels in the battle of Vienna (1683) and later in campaigns against the Ottomans and the French. This book gives a broad analysis on this army, dealing with topics like finances and organisation, uniforms, tactics and an overview of its campaigns.

About The Author
-

Alexander Querengässer studied history and archaeology at the University of Leipzig and later read for his PhD at the University of Potsdam with a work about the Saxon Army in the Great Northern War. He now works as a freelance historian and has published a number of books, dealing with military history from late medieval time to the 20th century. He also is the editor of the series “BeiträgezurGeschichte des Militärs in Sachsen”.

More from this publisher