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Featured battle : Grimsel Pass

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 14 August 1799

The French moving northeast from their victory at Oberwald came upon a seemingly impregnable Austrian position. This they outflanked and took the Austrian by surprise.

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York Rail Workers War Memorial

York Rail Workers War Memorial

A memorial to the men of the North Eastern Railway who gave their lives on both wars.

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

Featured review :

Pepy's Navy. Ships, Men and Warfare 1649-1689

J D Davies
As my Grandfather used to say when finishing a meal 'Well that's filled a gap!' This excellent book will fill a gap on many bookshelves covering, as it does, a fascinating period of naval development. It is well researched, beautifully illustrated and written in an easily read manner. By all means read it from cover to cover as I did but it will be found just as enjoyable if the reader dips in at any section. For anyone following through any themes in the history of the navy there is a bonus in that the author has tried to follow the layout of Brian Lavery's seminal work Nelson's Navy in order to compare and contrast the navy in these two significant periods of its history. This book is an impressive piece of work and is thoroughly recommended
Seaforth publishing. Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2008

Reviewed : 2016-10-25 19:11:41