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The French Revolutionary Wars

By: Gregory Fremont-Barnes

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Osprey: 2001

Seller ID: 762830

ISBN: 1841762830

Condition: 96 pages, paperback, Osprey


Europe's great powers formed two powerful coalitions against France, yet force of numbers, superior leadership and the patriotic fervour of France's citizen-soldiers not only defeated each in turn, but closed the era of small, professional armies fighting for limited political objectives. This period produced commanders whose names remain a by-word for excellence in leadership to this day, Napoleon and Nelson. From Italy to Egypt Napoleon demonstrated his strategic geniu... View more info