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The Franco-Prussian War : the German invasion of France, 1870-1871 / Michael Howard.


2nd ed.. London ; New York : Routledge, c2001 .
ISBN 9780415266710, 0415266718

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DC289 .H8 DUE 03-16-2018
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Subjects Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871.
Description xiv, 512 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Notes "First published in 1961 and now with a new introduction"--P. [4] of cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-473) and index.
Contents The antagonists. The technical background ; The unreformed armies ; The reform of the Prussian army ; The reform of the French army -- The outbreak. The war plans ; The Hohenzollern candidature ; The German mobilisation ; The French mobilisation -- The first disasters. The concentration of the armies ; Spicheren ; Froeschwiller -- The Army of the Rhine. The invasion ; Vionville-Mars-la-Tour ; Gravelotte-St. Privat -- The Army of Châlons. Beaumont ; Sedan -- The government of national defence. Ferrières ; The nation in arms ; The francs-tireurs -- Metz and Strasbourg -- The battles for Orléans. Coulmiers ; Beaune-la-Rolande ; Loigny -- The siege of Paris. The investment ; Le plan Trochu ; Versailles ; The bombardment -- Guerre à outrance. The deepening conflict ; Chanzy ; Faidherbe ; The end in the West ; Bourbaki -- The peace.
Geographic Area France
Germany (West)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm47296298
(OCoLC)47296298
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