PAUL L. DAWSON BSc Hons MA MIFA FINS, is a historian and author who specialises in the French Army of the Napoleonic Wars. In addition, being a noted equestrian allows him to have a greater understanding of what was, and what was not, possible for cavalry and other troops which utilised horses. His training as a historian gives him the knowledge and ability to decipher documents from the period.
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