Grenadier Regiment of Dragoons. Russia, 1732-42 gg.
During the Russian-Turkish war of 1735-39 the Russian army's four went to the Crimea campaign, besieged Ochakov led military operations in Moldova, and finally defeated the Turks at the battle of a large field Stavuchany in 1739.
Dragoon regiments only do the transitions on horseback, but fought on foot, as they were unable to conduct an effective battle against the horse cavalry maneuver the Turks and Crimean Tatars.
In each of the ten fuzeler mouth dragoon regiment consisted of 10 grenadiers. During the fighting, the grenadiers were consolidated, the 11th Grenadier company. Grenadiers were elite soldiers dragoons, trained throwing hand grenades. Arriving at the position, they dismounted, got his right hand grenade from a bag, bit off the tip of his teeth and squeezed his thumb pilot tube. Holding a grenade in his outstretched right hand, left a smoldering wick removed from its case and matchlock also have a hand to the side. At the command "Light it and throw," they lit and threw a grenade, then took its place in the ranks and put the fuse back into the wick holder.
Dragoon uniform consisted of a cornflower blue coat with red collar and cuffs, trimmed loops and lining. Jacket and pants were made of elk skin (pale yellow). Tie a white canvas, boots with flaps and rail spurs. Harness the infantry of the sample, but a sword longer than the infantry. Grenadiers wore a shorter fuzeyu per linear belt over his shoulder. Cartouche cartridge and grenade sum of black leather with brass buckles. Bands and belts made from elk leather. Grenadier cap was top of the heather with white cloth covering and a brush. Band of red cloth decorated with a copper behind the image of a grenade, and in front - buckle with an embossed image of a regimental coat of arms, surrounded by military reinforcement.