Zvezda 1/72 Lifeguard Polish Uhlans Napoleonic War 1809-15 (18 Mtd) Kit
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When Napoleon I had been entered into Warsaw he had an escort of a group of the Polish nobleman. The emperor was impressed deeply with their excellent military bearing and craftsmanship. In 1807 he ordered to form a regiment of the Polish light cavalry which warriors, besides common weapon of cavalryman (saber, pistols, carabine) were armed with long spears also. Uhlans had participated in campaigns against Spain and Russia. When Napoleon I was thrown down and sent to Elba Island he also had been escorted by 120 Polish uhlans.