Polish Armies, 1569-1696 : v.2, Paperback Book

Polish Armies, 1569-1696 : v.2 Paperback

Part of the Men-at-Arms series


The 17th century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was almost as varied as modern America.

Alongside Slavs lived Lithuanians and other Balts, Germans, Tatars, Armenian merchants, Jewish traders, and even a remarkably large populations of Scots.

This variety of cultures had a strong influence on the Polish army.

Along with the predominantly Polish and Lithuanian 'winged' hussars served numerous foreigners from both within and outside the Commonwealth: Tatars and Cossacks, Wallachians, Transylvanians, Moldavians, Hungarians, Serbians and Albanians; and from the West, French, Italians, Dutch, Walloons, Swedes and Scots.

Richard Brzezinski's companion volume to Men-at-Arms 184 completes his fascinating examination of Polish armies from 1569-1696.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48 pages, illustrations (some colour); 1 map
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: History: specific events & topics
  • ISBN: 9780850457445



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