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By Robert F. Dorr

An album of the A-6 Intruder and its prowler versions. The plane, possibly such a lot particularly deployed within the Vietnam clash, replaced the nature of carrier-borne aviation by means of delivering its commanders bombing strength the place sooner than merely strike and fighter airplane may be used.

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Short carbine, brassmounted hunting sword (Hirschfanger). Limburg Volunteers (Limburger Freiwillige) Formed 1792 though a Limburg Jager company had existed in Le Loup's since 1790. Commandant, Major de Mays. 1794, eight companies; re-styled Erzherzog Carl-Legion. Leather helmet similar to 1798 pattern, double peak, comb with horsehair crest, brass badge, upright black and yellow feather plume at left. Pike grey coat, red lining, short lapels, cuffs, narrow standing collar; white waistcoat; pike grey Hungarian breeches, hussar boots, white leatherwork; musket and bayonet.

A contemporary sketch (possibly by Mansfeld) entitled 'BiirgerLiches Schaifschiitzen Corps in Wien' may show Jager uniform: green faced with scarlet, pale yellow breeches, black belts and half boots, black hat with gold binding, brass buttons, black and yellow plume. VoLunteers of 1805 Battalion raised in Vienna following an appeal of 25 October 1805, with two Jager companies raised in the provinces. 1798 helmet bearing hunting horn and Austrian arms, black crest, green feather; pike grey coat and breeches, green collar and epaulettes, black gaiters and leatherwork.

Prior to this date, Jagers (riflemen) had been deployed in individual companies, with the 46th Regt. possessing two sixcompany battalions, and a four-company rifle battalion recruited from the Tyrol, which traditionally supplied the army's riflemen. The new unit was numbered 64 and styled the Tiroler-JagerRegiment, its personnel coming from the previous Tyrolean Sharpshooters, d'Aspre and Le Loup FreiCorps and the 46th'S Tyroleans. The Inhaber was the Marquis de Chasteler, commander of the Tyrol area, but after its loss in 1805 the designation became Jager-Regiment Chasteler.

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