The Battle of Woerth August 6th 1870 (BOK)

G. F. R. Henderson

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A carefully researched and detailed study of one of the most important battles from the Franco-Prussian War Includes regimental histories This much less well-known study is a companion volume to G.F.R. Henderson's classic, The Battle of Spicheren August 6th 1870, providing an account of the 'other' battle fought that day, at Woerth, in Alsace. The Battle of Woerth was, like Spicheren, an encounter battle during the opening phase of the Franco-Prussian War, and had the same result; after a courageous defence the French were forced to withdraw from the field of battle. Although briefer than his study of Spicheren, Henderson nevertheless carefully selected his sources when researching this book, again including regimental histories. He presents a detailed narrative of the battle, with additional comments about the tactics employed, and the qualities (or otherwise) of the generals and the men they led. This new expanded edition not only includes all of the maps from the original, but also features a new introduction by Duncan Rogers, as well as added illustrations and a bibliography of the Battle of Woerth.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter G. F. R. Henderson
Forlag
Helion & Company Limited
ISBN 9781907677274
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1cm
Vekt 177 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form European history, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Battles & campaigns