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1809 Thunder On The Danube : Napoleon's Defeat of the Habsburgs, Vol. III: The Final Clashes of Wagram and Znaim.

Author: Jack Gill
Publisher: Havertown : Frontline Books, 2010.
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In this third volume John H. Gill brings to a close his magisterial study of the 1809 war between Napoleonic France and Habsburg Austria. This final volume begins with the principal armies of both antagonists recuperating on the Danube's banks. As they prepared for the next encounter, important actions were taking place in distant theaters of war: Eugene brought his army into Hungary and won a crucial victory over  Read more...
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Gill, Jack.
1809 Thunder On The Danube : Napoleon's Defeat of the Habsburgs, Vol. III: The Final Clashes of Wagram and Znaim.
Havertown : Frontline Books, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Gill
ISBN: 9781783033546 1783033541
OCLC Number: 867929113
Description: 1 online resource (868 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface; Sources and Conventions; CHAPTER 1 --
War Is Unavoidable; SPRING 1808: RELATIVES, CREATURES, AND GENERALS; SUMMER-AUTUMN 1808: THESE MOST PROMISING CIRCUMSTANCES; WINTER 1808: THERE REMAINS NO ALTERNATIVE; 1809: THE RUIN OF BOTH OUR STATES; 1809: RED COATS AND POUNDS STERLING; 1809: ALL EYES ARE TURNED TOWARDS AUSTRIA; CHAPTER 2 --
What Do They Intend?; THE GOAL OF THE COMING WAR; UNPARALLELED CONFUSION; ALL STRENGTH AT THE DECISIVE POINT; THIS MAGNIFICENT ARMY; RAPID DECISION AND BOLD ENTERPRISES. CHAPTER 3 --
Austria Would Not Be So FoolishSUMMER CRISIS AND AUTUMN GLITTER; SCOUTS, SPIES AND DIPLOMATS; MORE TROOPS THAN THEY CAN IMAGINE; WAR SEEMS IMMINENT; THIS SKILFUL DISPOSITION OF THE ARMY; CHAPTER 4 --
It Is War; AUSTRIAN DISPOSITIONS; OVER THE RUBICON AND INTO BAVARIA: THE AUSTRIAN OFFENSIVE OPENS; RAIN, UNCERTAINTY, AND CAUTION: BELLEGARDE ENTERS BAVARIA; SKIRMISHING WITH DAVOUT: HIRSCHAU, AMBERG, URSENSOLLEN, REINHAUSEN (11-15 APRIL); IN THE MASTER'S ABSENCE: ALLIED OPERATIONS 10 TO 15 APRIL; CHAPTER 5 --
Eight Days in April, I: The War Opens and the Tide Turns. 16 APRIL: ACROSS THE ISAR17 APRIL: NAPOLEON ARRIVES AND CHARLES DELIBERATES; 18 APRIL: PREPARATIONS AND TENTATIVE CONTACT; 19 APRIL: MEETING ENGAGEMENT; ACTIONS AT ARNHOFEN AND ALONG THE ABENS; CHAPTER 6 --
Eight Days in April, II: Four More Victories; 20 APRIL: THE BATTLE OF ABENSBERG; 21 APRIL: PURSUIT TO LANDSHUT; 22 APRIL: THE BATTLE OF EGGMÜHL; 23 APRIL: THE BATTLE OF REGENSBURG; Intermezzo --
THE FIRST CAMPAIGN; Appendices --
INTRODUCTORY NOTE: UNIT STRENGTHS AND ORDERS OF BATTLE; APPENDIX 2 --
Orders of Battle for the April Campaign in Bavaria. APPENDIX 3 --
Orders of Battle for the Battle of Abensberg and the Pursuit to Landshut, APPENDIX 4 --
Orders of Battle for the Battle of Eggmühl, ; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliographic Note; Index.

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The Franco-Austrian War of 1809 was Napoleon's last victorious war. This title presents the history of Napoleon's last victorious war. It includes accounts of major and minor combat actions from  Read more...

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