Paperback: 409 pages
Publisher: Independently published (January 4, 2020)
This translated and edited work of Carl von Kossecki and Robert Freiherr von Wrangel, “Geschichte des Königlich Preussischen 2. Hessischen Husaren-Regiments Nr. 14 und Seiner Hessischen Stammtruppen 1706-1886,” deals with the origins of the Hessian Hussars of Hesse-Cassel, from whose early unit the Husaren-Compagnie to the Husaren-Corps and finally to the Husaren-Regiment was finally formed, as it existed in 1821.It also unfolds to the reader in a captivating and striking manner, in individual vignettes, from various epochs of war, in numerous battles and combats, to the lull of periods of peace. This is a high interest book for those interested in historical accounts written in diary form and offers a feel of intimate and true record of the exploits of these highly distinguished cavalrymen.