Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The Battle of Marengo, 1800, Olivier Lapray.

The Battle of Marengo, 1800, Olivier Lapray
An account of the battle of Marango told largely from the French point of view, starting with northern Italy back in Austrian hands and tracing Napoleon's successful efforts to restore his earlier conquests. The main strength of this book is the excellent selection of pictures, covering Napoleon's dramatic crossing of the Alps, the advance into Italy, the two armies and the battle itself.
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