Mythbusting Wellington's vilified foreign unit: the Chasseurs Britanniques

Alistair Nichols joins me to talk about his research on the Chasseurs Britanniques - a unit which has often been characterised by its bad desertion record, yet which in reality served well in a range of theatres over the Napoleonic Wars. You can support this content & get exclusive perks at: www.patreon.com/thenapoleonicist Tips also appreciated: www.ko-fi.com/napoleonicist Bookstore: https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/thenapoleonicist

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Covering all things French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars, and presented by 'the baby-faced Napoleon Nerd' (Zack White), this podcast offers a rich array of interviews, narratives and opinion pieces on a vast range of topics from the period 1789-1815 and beyond. Ideal for specialists and newcomers to the period alike. You can support this content & get exclusive perks at: www.patreon.com/thenapoleonicist Tips also appreciated: www.ko-fi.com/napoleonicist Bookstore: https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/thenapoleonicist