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Karabela branched from Pelta publishing house established in 1994. We specialize in publications dedicated to the history of Polish troops fighting in Napoleonic campaigns with an emphasis on their military uniforms.
We published two series of albums:

1. The Army of the Duchy of Warsaw
Artillery, Engineers, Sappers
Uhlans, Honour Guard, Noble Levy and Mounted Gendarmerie Volume 1-2
Infantry, National Guard, Veterans Volume 1-2

2. The Polish Army under Napoleon’s Command
Vistula Legion, Visula Lancers
Guard: Light Cavalry (Chevau-Legers-Lanciers), Lithuanian Tatars, Scouts (Eclaireurs), Infantry Grenadiers
Polish Legions in Italy, Danube Legion, Polish-Italian Legion, Northern Legion
The Napoleonic Era enthusiasts will have an opportunity to collect eight exquisitely crafted albums. They contains no fewer than 800 illustrations in vibrant colours, with great attention given to authenticity and accuracy of details of uniforms and equipment. All illustrations in both series were done by the renowned painter of military subjects and well-known expert of military uniforms, Ryszard Morawski. Renowned historians and experts of this period wrote the texts of both series. They describe the history and involvement of Polish formations in various Napoleonic campaigns during the period of 1797-1815.

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