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Don Sebastian13 May 2019 7:36 a.m. PST

Does anyone knows whether the Austrian armies of Field Marshal Radetzky in the 1st Italian war of Independence had any Freikorps or volunteer units in their composition?

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP13 May 2019 9:38 a.m. PST

The Vienna Volunteers were with Radetsky


You may find more units here.


Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP13 May 2019 9:54 a.m. PST

Here's more information:


Hunlion13 May 2019 12:05 p.m. PST

So check this book out it might be useful…..




Don Sebastian13 May 2019 2:47 p.m. PST

Thank you very much guys! If anyone knows more, please post here.

MiniPigs15 May 2019 9:45 a.m. PST

I wish there were more materials in English. I just read Michael Embree's "Radetzky's Marches" and it is clear that the 1848 campaign has it all for wargamers from Armies, to uniforms, to sieges, pitched battles, town assaults and house-to-house combats, river crossings and plenty of counterfactual interventions by Prussians, Russians and maybe British.

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