About the Author
Ronald Pawly, born in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1956, is a member of several international societies for Napoleonic studies. He has contributed to two major French reference works, 'Repertoire Mondial des Souvenirs Napoleonien' and 'Dictionnaire des Colonels de Napoleon'. He has written several books for Osprey, including Men-at-Arms 378: 'Napoleon's Guards of Honour', and Elite 115: 'Napoleon's Imperial Headquarters (1) Organization and Personnel'. Patrice Courcelle was born in France in 1950 and has been a professional illustrator for some 20 years. Entirely self-taught, his dramatic and lucid style has won him widespread admiration in the field of military illustration. Patrice lives a few miles from the battlefield of Waterloo with his wife and son.