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Warrior #77: French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801: The Army of the Orient

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This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the suppression of uprisings. It examines the French treatment of prisoners as well as the fate of captured Frenchmen, and describes caring for the wounded, outbreaks of bubonic plague, and the terrible retreat from Acre in 1799, in accounts by the men who were there. The experiences of infantry, cavalry and sea soldiers of Napoleon's Army of the Orient are brought vividly back to life.

Synopsis:

This title, which complements Warrior 57: French Napoleonic Infantryman 1803-15 and Warrior 63: French Revolutionary Infantryman 1791-1802, concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt, as well as Malta and Syria.

About the Author

Terry Crowdy has had a life-long interest in the life and times of the common soldier of the late-18th and early-19th centuries, with a particular passion for the subject of the French 9ème Légère. A committed re-enactor and historical researcher, Terry has written numerous articles for various magazines on the French forces of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. He lives in Kent, UK.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841766287
Author:
Hook, Christo
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Hook, Christo
Illustrator:
Hook, Christa
Author:
Hook, Christa
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Military - Napoleonic Wars
Subject:
Second Coalition, War of the, 1798-1801.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
World History-Napoleon
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Warrior
Series Volume:
077
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
54
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.76x7.36x.23 in. .51 lbs.

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Product details 64 pages Osprey Publishing (UK) - English 9781841766287 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This title, which complements Warrior 57: French Napoleonic Infantryman 1803-15 and Warrior 63: French Revolutionary Infantryman 1791-1802, concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt, as well as Malta and Syria.
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