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By Wood V.C. G.C.B. G.C.M.G. Field Marshal Sir Evelyn

ISBN-10: 190890285X

ISBN-13: 9781908902856

Field Marshal wooden ranks as probably the most eminent infantrymen of the Victorian period of the British Empire. He served with contrast within the dust and distress of the Crimean conflict, the Indian Mutiny, Wolseley's Ishanti battle, the Zulu warfare and in Egypt and the Sudan. His activities on attacking a gang of robbers rationale on murdering an area service provider earned him the Victoria move - his moment suggestion for the V.C.

His enduring affection for the cavalry within which he served early in his illustrious profession resulted in him penning ancient works in regards to the arme blanche. This paintings focusses at the historic triumphs of the cavalry deployed at the battlefield from 1794 to 1870, rather throughout the Napoleonic Wars and the 1870 Franco-Prussian conflict. From the sphere of Marengo in 1800 to the famed "Death experience" of von Bredow in 1870, box Marshal wooden retells the occasions with authenticity and skill.

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Histoire Militaire Contemporaine,” par Canouge. “Campagne de 1870: Les Cavaliers Français,” par le Colonel Bonie. “The Franco-German War of 1870-71,” by Colonel Borbstaedt. “Les Grands Batailles de Metz,” par Alfred Duquet. ” “Français et Allemands,” par Dick de Lonlay. “Batailles, Combats, et Sièges,” par Fr. de Kausler. “Histoire des Girondins,” par A. de Lamartine. “Tableau de la Campagne d’Automne de 1813 en Allemagne,” par un Officier Russe (Boutaurlin). “Le Pichegru Campaign,” par Citizen David.

In this document he warned the Assembly that if they did not forthwith liberate the king, and return to their allegiance, they should be held personally responsible, and answerable with their heads; and, moreover, he proceeded to threaten that if the Royal Family were insulted, Paris would be totally destroyed. ” This was taken, as it was intended, as a declaration of war against all monarchial governments. The Achievement noted above was, indeed, an astounding feat; but the state of the French armies a hundred years ago goes far to explain the success of the Austrian and English troopers.

History of Europe,” by Sir A. Alison. “History of the Peninsular War,” by Napier. “History of the German Legion,” by Beamish. “Wellington’s Despatches,” by Colonel Gurwood. “Sieges of Spain,” by Jones. “War in Russia and Germany, 1812-13,” by Colonel Cathcart. Colonel Cooke’s lecture on the Campaign, 1866. “Campaign of 1866,” compiled by the Prussian Staff (translated). ). Memorandum by an officer of the General Staff, Berlin. “The Italian Campaign,” by J. V. Le Moyne. “The Austrian-Italian War,” compiled from official papers, by Franz Crousse.

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