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HITLER'S MIRACLE WEAPONS VOLUME 2. THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE ROCKETS AND FLYING CRAFT OF THE THIRD REICH VOLUME 2: FROM THE V-1 TO THE A-9, UNCONVENTIONAL SHORT- AND MEDIUM-RANGED WEAPONS

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THE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR 1870-71 VOLUME 1. THE CAMPAIGN OF SEDAN. HELMUTH VON MOLTKE AND THE OVERTHROW OF THE SECOND EMPIRE

THE FIRST SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN WAR 1848-50.

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Helion & Company Ltd October 2009 Paperback 230mm x 145mm 156 pages 45 b/w ills, 19 maps, 4 pages colour uniform plates, 7 tables.


 

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1848 was a turbulent but momentous time in Europe. Within this context the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein were caught between the rising nationalism and desire for unification of the Prussian/German nation states and the traditional alliances with the Danish Kingdom. The Schleswig Holsteiners decided that allegiance with the German Federation including possessing their own constitution was the best way forward. They rebelled against the Danish and looked to the Prussians with their greater military prowess for help. In Denmark as in other European countries the call for a democratic constitution caused social disturbance triggered initially by the February riots in Paris. The Danish monarchy in crisis both constitutionally and in terms of monarchical succession continued to lay claim on their southernmost duchies and sent their armed forces to destroy the Schleswig-Holstein insurgents.

The author describes the battles and battlefields upon which this crisis was played out: from the first major action at Bov (9 April 1848) to the last major battles of the war at Isted (25 July 1850) and Missunde (12 September 1850) from the geomorphic landscape influencing battlefield strategy down to the description of a farmhouse where Prussian officers jumped out of windows to save themselves from the Danish. The reader is led through this war and shown the changing battlefields during this momentous period of European history.

This is a well-researched and well-illustrated study including four pages of colour uniform plates.

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Author Svendsen, N.
Publisher Helion & Company Ltd
ISBN 9781906033446
Date of Publication October 2009
Edition Reprint
Binding Paperback
Book Size 230mm x 145mm
Number of pages 156
Images 45 b/w ills, 19 maps, 4 pages colour uniform plates, 7 tables
Language English Text
SKU HEL0201

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