Автор: Stephen Shann, Louis Delperier
Название: French Army 1870–71 Franco-Prussian War (1)
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 233
Размер: 30.39 Мб
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At the time of the Second Empire, under Napoleon III, the French army, elevated from tactful obscurity, was re-modelled on Napoleonic lines. This army first fought in the Crimea, and then against Austria. Later, In Mexico, they had a disastrous adventure while in Europe Prussia was fast emerging as a challenge to France's military pre-eminence.