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Featured battle : Valenciennes

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 27 August 1794

The Coalition made little attempt to hold this fortified town losses on both sides being extremely light. The Austrians went back to Austria on the condition that they would not fight against the French again in this war.

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Chieftan Tank

Chieftan Tank

An unusual prototype of this British battle tank of the 1960's mounting a 120mm gun

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

Featured review :

Waterloo Archive Volume V: British Sources

Gareth Glover [Ed]
Another superb book in this series. This one has tapped a very rich seam of material hitherto inaccessible to anyone unable to read German. Though the whole book is most interesting Appendix 2 in particular appealed to me. It records some of the 'Glorious Feats' performed by men of the KGL and Hanoverian Army. There are also some excellent reproductions of original illustrations of uniforms and 'battle' scenes. See review of Volume VI for comment on the whole series.
Frontline Books, Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2013

Reviewed : 2015-03-31 08:36:04