Автор: Philip Haythornthwaite
Название: Napoleon's Campaigns in Italy
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 257
Размер: 40.53 Мб
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
In January 1794 the French ‘Army of Italy’ was commanded by General Dumerbion and he acknowledged a great debt to his 25-year-old commander of artillery – Napoleon Bonaparte. The French Revolution had resulted in major changes in the military system, conscription created a national army and new tactics and initiatives allowed an officer of such promise as Napoleon to rise quickly through the ranks.