The Pope's Legion

The Pope's Legion

The Multinational Fighting Force That Defended the Vatican

Book - 2008
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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
ISBN: 9780230600584
0230600581
Branch Call Number: UA749.5 .C68 2008
Characteristics: 260 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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