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Blenheim 1704 : the Duke of Marlboroughs Masterpiece.

Author: John Tincey; Graham Turner
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Pub., 2004.
Series: Campaign, 141.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining one of historys most audacious strategic manoeuvres with perhaps the greatest military victory ever won by a British commander, the Blenheim campaign is rightly considered the pinnacle of the career of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough. On 13 August 1704, Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy faced a Franco-Bavarian army threatening to knock Austria out of the War of the Spanish Succession. In a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Tincey; Graham Turner
ISBN: 9781846036637 1846036631
OCLC Number: 476231580
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Imprint; Contents; Introduction; Origins Of The Campaign; Chronology; Opposing Commanders; The French And Bavarian Allies; Confederates; Opposing Armies; The Armies; Infantry; Cavalry; Orders Of Battle; Battle Of Blenheim, 13 August 1704; Confederate Armies; Franco-Bavarians; Opposing Plans; The Franco-Bavarian Plans; The Confederate Plans; The Campaign; Marlborough's March To The Danube; The Storming Of The Schellenberg; The French Cross The Danube; The Battle Of Blenheim; The Confederate Advance; The Franco-Bavarians Awake To Their Danger; Marlborough's Plan.
Series Title: Campaign, 141.

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In 1701, the nations resisting Louis XIV's attempts to secure the throne of Spain had formed a grand Alliance. Yet by late 1703 the overall outlook was unfavourable. Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy  Read more...

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