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THE CAMPAIGN IN ALSACE 1870

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Published by Helion and Company Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Europe - France,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Other,
  • History / Modern / 19th Century,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8655394M
    ISBN 101874622345
    ISBN 109781874622345

    The name Alsace-Lorraine is misleading. It was so called when the territory was annexed by Germany after the Franco-Prussian War of In reality, Alsace and Lorraine are two distinct provinces. The story of Alsace-Lorraine has been one of a long and bitter struggle between France and Germany for ownership of the region.


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THE CAMPAIGN IN ALSACE 1870 by JP Du Cane Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Campaign in Alsace - Kindle edition by Du Cane, J.P. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Campaign in Alsace /5(1). The Campaign in Alsace [Du Cane, J.P.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Campaign in Alsace /5(1). Read "The Campaign in Alsace " by J.P. Du Cane available from Rakuten Kobo. A concise and thorough account of two important actions from the opening round of the Franco-Prussian War, August Brand: Helion And Company.

The Campaign in Alsace ; The Campaign in Alsace J.P. Du Cane. Date Published: May Publisher: "The Campaign in Alsace" is an excellent pick, one that would do well in any military history collection.” - Midwest Book Review. Goodreads Reviews + More from this publisher.

The Battle of the Peaks and Long Stop Hill. A concise and thorough account of two important actions from the opening round of the Franco-Prussian War, August An incisive and detailed narrative is accompanied by full orders of battle for both French and German forces and maps.

Buy The Campaign in Alsace by Cane (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Synopsis "The Campaign in Alsace" presents an excellent military history of two important battles during the opening rounds of the Franco-Prussian war in On 4 AugustGeneral Abel Douay's French division was surprised and virtually destroyed by Bavarian and Prussian troops at 5/5(1).

Lee "The Campaign in Alsace " por J.P. Du Cane disponible en Rakuten Kobo. A concise and thorough account of two important actions from the opening round of the Franco-Prussian War, August Brand: Helion And Company.

"The Campaign in Alsace" presents an excellent military history of two important battles during the opening rounds of the Franco-Prussian war in On 4 AugustGeneral Abel Douay's French division was surprised and virtually destroyed by Bavarian and Prussian troops at Wissembourg.

Useful tactical treatise that was designed for use of Staff College students sitting exams inand as such gives a clear analytical account of two important battles during the opening rounds of the Franco-Prussian war in The observation of foreign armies and their technology, particularly that of the German Army, provided many tactical lessons at the beginning of the 20th century.

The Campaign in Alsace presents an excellent military history of two important battles during the opening rounds of the Franco-Prussian war in On 4 August General Abel Douay's French division was surprised and virtually destroyed by Bavarian and Prussian troops at Wissembourg.

The Campaign in Alsace presents an excellent military history of two important battles during the opening rounds of the Franco-Prussian war in On 4 AugustGeneral Abel Douay's French division was surprised and virtually destroyed by Bavarian and Prussian troops at Wissembourg.

The Army of the Rhine (French: Armée du Rhin ()) was created after the declaration of war on J This French military unit fought in the Franco-Prussian War.

The unit participated in combats in Lorraine, then divided to form a second army, the Army of Châlons. The unit surrendered on October 27 at the Siege of MetzBranch: French Army. Alsace (/ æ l ˈ s æ s /, also US: / æ l ˈ s eɪ s, ˈ æ l s æ s /, French: (); Alsatian: ’s Elsàss; German: Elsass (); Latin: Alsatia) is a cultural and historical region in eastern France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine next to Germany and Switzerland.

UntilAlsace included the area now known as the Territoire de Belfort, which formed its southernmost strative region: Grand Est. The best is Franco Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, But you may want to start with The Franco-Prussian War See also Franco-Prussian War Volume 1: The Campaign of Sedan and Franco-Prussian War Vo.

The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War, often referred to in France as the War ofwas a conflict between the Second French Empire (and later, the Third French Republic) and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of g from 19 July to 28 Januarythe conflict was caused by Prussian ambitions to expand German unification and Location: France and Prussia.

Despite the anti-French linguistic campaign (one that exceeded in severity even France's own internal campaigns against regional dialects (Robb, p. )) in Alsace-Lorraine and bitter anti-German revanche politics in the Third Republic, the border remained porous, even for French tourists, who were urged by newspapers to visit the "lost.

The Franco-Prussian War: The German Conquest of France inby Geoffrey Wawro, is a book detailing the history of the Franco-Prussian War. It analyzes the background to the conflict, including the political machinations of Napoleon III and Otto von Bismarck, the two charismatic leaders of France and Prussia, respectively/5.

A History of Alsace. See also (on this website): Genealogy Site Map Alsace. See also (on other websites): A Little History of Alsace. During the course of researching of my ancestors, I have learned a little bit about the history of Alsace.

What I explain here is drawn from many sources, and might not be entirely accurate. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Franco-Prussian War broke out in when Bismarck engineered a war with the French Second Empire under Napoleon III.

This was part of his wider political strategy of uniting Prussia with the southern German states, excluding Austria. The war was an overwhelming Prussian victory, and King Wilhelm I was proclaimed Emperor of the new united Germany.

The Second Empire collapsed and. Names from the Alsace Emigration Book See Also: Home Page for This Genealogy Emigration Sources The Alsace Emigration Book. These names are drawn from The Alsace Emigration Book, volumes 1 and 2, by Cornelia Schrader-Muggenthaler.I have collected names by community, in order to identify people who might have emigrated together.

On 16 Decemberthe German Wehrmacht launched what would be its last major offensive in the West. After a powerful bombardment from 2, guns and Nebelrwerfer rocket launchers, three German armies withsoldiers and 1, tanks and assault guns advanced against the thinly held American lines in the Ardennes, a hilly and heavily wooded region of eastern Belgium.

The book was published by Helion and Company and distributed by Casemate Publishing. It includes seventy-four black and white pictures and also has seventeen maps of the campaign and battles. Robert Book: The Franco-Prussian War Volume 1 Author: Quintin Barry Publisher: Helion and Company Distributor: Casemate Publishing Date of Review.

This episode covers the Franco-Prussian War of This saw France start a war with the North German Confederation (mostly Prussia) because of a diplomatic slight. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Bibliography: p. Pages: World War I, –18, also known as the Great War, conflict, chiefly in Europe, among most of the great Western powers.

It was the largest war the world had yet seen. Causes World War I was immediately precipitated by the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary by a Serbian nationalist in Sedan, the eclipse of France.

[Douglas Fermer] -- "The Franco-Prussian War was a turning point in the history of the nineteenth century Europe, and the Battle of Sedan, fought on Thursday, 1 Septemberwas the pivotal event of that war.Jul 19 – Outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war – German occupation of the Alsace and Lorraine regions May 10 – France defeated, Franco-Prussian war ends – Alsace-Lorraine region created by the Germany EmpireJan 1 – Alsace-Lorraine annexed into the German Empire Following Regime: German Empire First Stamp.

Recounts Hitler's last desperate offensives in December in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxembourg, and in January in the Alsace region of France. The Ardennes-Alsace victory set the stage for Germany's rapid collapse.

German forces occupied Alsace until the Allied campaign of winter The Alsace Campaign was a joint American-French campaign to capture Alsace and reach the Rhine River. Lieutenant General Jacob Devers, commander of the Allied 6th Army Group, exercised overall control of the campaign.

His forces consisted of the U. Alsace-Lorraine was a border region located between the Rhine River and the Vosges Mountains. Its role in French wartime propaganda, its geographic location, and its tumultuous recent history all combined to give the region a distinct experience of the First World War.

When the war ended, Alsace-Lorraine, a part of the German Empire sincewas returned to France. The Lorraine Campaign: An Overview, September-December originated at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College as an introductory lesson to a course on corps operations.

It is an adaptation of a narrated slide presentation used to provide students with a historical context on which to base their studies of current doctrine. The Campaign in Alsace, August by Brigadier General J.P.

Du Cane (Reprint of work. A great, detailed look at the battles of Weissenburg and Woerth) The Battle of Spicheren, August 6th by Lieut. Col. GFR Henderson (Reprint of work. Pretty much as above. Very detailed look at Spicheren) The Franco-Prussian War, by. Under the new French administration, Alsace-Lorraine was organized into three departments exactly as before – Haut-Rhin, Bas-Rhin and Moselle.

The Government began a campaign of re-francization of the region through controversial measures (for example, the forced deportation of the Germans living in Alsace Lorraine after ). His compelling narrative shows how war came about, and how the dramatic campaign of summer culminated in a momentous clash of arms at Sedan.

He gives fascinating insights into the personalities and aims of the politicians and generals involved, but focuses too on the experiences of ordinary soldiers and : Pen and Sword. Conquered by Germany during the Franco-Prussian War inFrance gave up Alsace, except for the Belfort Territory, along with the Moselle portion of Lorraine, to the new unified Germany and the history of Alsace becomes that of Reichsland Elsass-Lorthringen or Alsace-Lorraine.

Michael Howard's account of the Franco-Prussian War, published inwas so definitive that it seemed to deter others from telling the same story. Wawro has at last taken up the challenge, drawing on a wide range of sources to offer a brisk, readable, and sharp account.

The war marks a pivotal point in history, when a united Germany undermined the old European balance of power by taking on Author: Lawrence D. Freedman. The small land between France and Germany called Alscae and Lorraine, was a monumental piece of land that created conflicts and wounds between the two rivaling nations.

France and Germany. Ever since the Franco Prussian war of –, France un. Despite the fact that the Franco-Prussian War of had major repercussions for later European history, there has been very works written about in the last forty years except for Michael Howard's excellent The Franco-Prussian War () and Alistair Horne's The Fall of Paris ()/5(25).

The restoration of French authority in Alsace and Lorraine, the regions ceded to the new German Empire following the Franco-Prussian war ofwas a major preoccupation of France's political leadership before and was the principal French war aim during World War by: The following document is from the book "Riviera to the Rhine" by Jeffery J.

Clarke and Robert Ross Smith, published in It is a volume of the Army's official history of World War Two. The chapter reproduced here is The Battle of Alsace, The Campaign in Alsace by J.P.

Du Cane A concise and thorough account of two important actions from the opening round of the Franco-Prussian War, August