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Titre : The Army of Frederick the Great (Historic ...
Éditeur : Hippocrene Books, New York
Date d'édition : 1974
Reliure : Cloth
Etat du livre : Very Good+
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good+
Edition : First Edition
Book contains 272 pages with many illustrations, diagrams, maps. Nice history of the Army of Frederick the Great. Text clean. N° de réf. du libraire 006798
Synopsis : The classic study of one of history's most famous armies has been heavily revised and updated. Over twenty more years of research and study helps tell us, not only why this army rose to fame at Rossbach and Leuthen, but what happened to it. A great army is made flesh and blood. We can see the rise of the cavalry from ridiculous to the superb; the light forces change from negligible to the terror of their enemies.
A propos de l'auteur: Christopher Duffy (born 1936) is a British military historian. Duffy read history at Balliol College, Oxford, where he graduated in 1961 with the PhD. Afterwards, he taught military history at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the college of the British General Staff. He was secretary-general of the British Commission for Military History and vice-president of the History Society of Ireland. From 1996 to 2001, he was research professor at the De Montfort University, Leicester. Duffy's special interest is the military history of the European modern age, in particular the history of the German, Prussian and Austrian armed forces. He is most famous for his writings about the Seven Years'
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