Napoleon versus Cossacks

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
(January 2006), p. 16-23

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Napoleon's troops considered Russian Cossacks to be brutal and rapacious savages with scant regard for the rules of war. David Buttery examines the Cossack way of war and asks if they deserve their fierce reputation