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Featured battle : Lueg Pass 1

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 01 May 1809

A not very determined attempt by the Bavarians to break into the Tyrol. Three companies of Austrians held back three battalions of Bavarians who were supported by cavalry and artillery.

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Dassault Mystere Mk IVa 70

Dassault Mystere Mk IVa 70

French fighter-bomber of the 1950's up the the 1970's

Gallery updated : 2016-02-21 17:33:57

Featured review :

The BEF in France 1939-1940

John Grehan & Martin Mace
A most interesting compilation of some of the despatches sent by the senior Army and Naval commanders involved. Here presented is the raw material, the facts, as they were seen at that time by those people without the benefit of hindsight to enable them to make any adjustments to the narrative. The material covers some of the initial deployment of the BEF and its eventual evacuations from around Dunkirk and Cherbourg. Warmly recommended with the reservation that one needs either a very good knowledge of the geography of northern France or a large scale map to hand.
Pen & Sword Military, 2014

Reviewed : 2014-10-31 20:01:21