During the Napoleonic Wars, when Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, was killed in battle, his troops changed the colour of their uniforms to black or apple green, with a Totenkopf on their shakos in mourning their dead leader (Other sources claim that the "Black Brunswickers" were so equipped while Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick lived, as a sign of revenge on the French

The Germans were not the only country to have a unit of Death's Head Hussars. During the Wars of the French Revolution the French had a volunteer unit known as the Hussards de la Mort. Hussar shown is

Duke of Brunswick Quatre Bras 1815 - minutes away from his death

Ducato di Brunswick - "Frederick-William of Brunswick, Quatre-Bras, 16 June Jack Girbal

Фотографии ๑۩۩๑Великая эпоха Наполеона Бонапарта๑۩۩๑ | 86 альбомов

Фотографии ๑۩۩๑Великая эпоха Наполеона Бонапарта๑۩۩๑ | 86 альбомов

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