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Military expeditions beyond the seas,

Author: George Armand Furse
Publisher: London, William Clowes & Sons, 1897.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Furse, George Armand, b. 1834.
Military expeditions beyond the seas.
London, William Clowes & Sons, 1897
(OCoLC)596476155
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Armand Furse
OCLC Number: 7481454
Description: 2 volumes folded plates, maps, folded plans 22 cm
Contents: Volume 1: General observations on military expeditions beyond the seas --
The mastery of the sea --
Preparations --
Secrecy an element of success --
The command --
The old and the new --
Provision of transports --
The embarkation --
Selection of a suitable locality for landing --
The landing --
Naval brigades --
Base of operations --
The attack. Maps and plans: Map of PehTang and Peiho --
Arrangement of transports in lines --
Plan of Port and Camp of Zula. Volume 2: Some expeditions beyond the seas in the early ages --
Revolution of 1688: crossing the Prince of Orange --
The two captures of Louisbourg --
Landing of the British forces in Egypt in 1801 --
French expedition to Algeria --
Scaling of the heights above Quebec by Wolfe --
Utter collapse of an expedition through a tempest at sea --
General McClellan's campaign in Eastern Virginia --
Invasions --
Per Mare, per Terram --
The defence --
Re-embarkation effected in the face of the enemy. Maps and plans: Map of Louisbourg --
Map of landing at Aboukir --
Map of Algeria --
Map of Quebec --
Map of Peninsula of Virginia and ground round Richmond.
Responsibility: by Col. George Armand Furse.

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