The Pope's Legion
The Multinational Fighting Force That Defended the VaticanBook - 2008
This book tells the story of the Papal Zouaves, a band of 20,000 Catholics who marched into Italy in the 19th century, summoned by the Pope to defend the Vatican City from attack. Motivated by wanderlust, duty and faith, volunteers came from many nations including France, Belgium, Spain, Ireland and Austria.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: UA749.5 .C68 2008
Characteristics: 260 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm