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Featured battle : Remüs [1]

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 22 April 1799

A major Austrian assault was called off because of a snow storm but Schmidt's column did not receive the order and went ahead alone. Most of the Austrians were captured.

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Dassault Mystere Mk IVa 70

Dassault Mystere Mk IVa 70

French fighter-bomber of the 1950's up the the 1970's

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

1812 Napoleon in Moscow

Paul Britten Austin
It is difficult to evaluate this book which has a confusing conflict between style and content. As a style the author has adopted the appalling affectation of the use of the present tense to describe the past. This in parts makes gaining a clear understanding more difficult than it needs to be. The content is well researched and appropriately selected giving real insights into the French in Moscow. The real quality of the book is that we get to see the big event from many personal perspectives. In the introduction the author apologizes, and so he should, for his 'syntactic and grammatical deviations' for these in part make difficult reading of what otherwise would be a very good book.
Frontline Books, Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2012

Reviewed : 2013-02-09 00:00:00