Napoleonic Russian Soldier (1803-1808)640
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At the outset of the Napoleonic Wars the Imperial Russian Army didn't have the best reputation. The Russian soldier, in line with 18th-century practice, was regularly beaten and punished to instill discipline. Furthermore, many lower-level officers were poorly trained and had difficulty getting their men to perform the sometimes complex manoeuvres required in a battle. The use of the bayonet was a predominant tactic for the Russians, with them using it more than even the French and British. Field Marshal Alexander Suvorov stated "The bullet is a mad thing; only the bayonet knows what it is about".
This minifigure is perfectly suited for the Battle of Austerlitz, where the Russian forces comprised the bulk of the army facing Napoleon.
UNITED BRICKS PRINTED FIGURES
United Bricks custom printed collectable minifigures are printed on genuine brand new LEGO parts using a high quality UV printing method. They make the perfect gift or addition to a collection, and are a great way to learn history through building and creating scenes. This Minifigure features a fully printed 360 torso and legs, along with a printed head. It also comes with a shako and Brickarms caplock musket with bayonet.
This product is not a toy. Not intended for use by persons 14 years of age or younger.