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775 Toy Soldier Set Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher on Foot Painted
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Fürst von Wahlstatt 16 December 1742 – 12 September 1819 Graf (count), later elevated to Fürst, prince von Wahlstatt.
Was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall, field marshal who most notably led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig in 1813 and the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, in alliance with the Duke of Wellington.
He was made an honorary citizen of Berlin, Hamburg and Rostock, and was nicknamed Marschall Vorwärts ("Marshal Forwards") by his soldiers because of his aggressive approach in warfare.
Along with Paul von Hindenburg, he was the highest-decorated Prussian-German soldier in history: the two are the only officers who were awarded the Star of the Grand Cross of the Iron Cross.54mm Prussian troops Napoleonic Wars Price code FAll hand painted Toy Soldier sets packed in Red Boxes. Cast in quality white metal, hand painted gloss enamels. Available as unpainted casting, kit with colour photo.
They carved their place in history under commanders such as Sir John Moore and Wellington from Corunna and Talavera during the Peninsula War to their legendary defence of the Chateau of Hougoumont throughout the battle of Waterloo. Do you need Paint? follow this link Available Wooden Plinths and Bases
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In 1980 the toy soldier range painted in gloss was introduced, sculpted by David Scheinmann, and today by Andrew Stadden which from modest beginnings has expanded to a very extensive range covering many popular subjects and periods of military history.
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