Austrian Chasseurs (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1910

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Austrian Chasseurs

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

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Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 2510-16


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    • 04/Jul/2008 15:15:43

    "Chasseur" is a term for light calvary:

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    • 17/Oct/2008 19:42:23

    "Chasseur" is merely the French for "hunter": in a military context the nearest equivalent in British usage is "rifleman" as in "Rifle Brigade". It does also apply to a particular type of light cavalry, but these are clearly infantrymen. The German equivalent is jäger, and the photograph is probably of either a Feldjäger battalion or one of the four regiments of Tiroler Kaiserjäger of the Austro-Hungarian common army (k.u.k. Heer) around 1900.