Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Re: Bad History
In Response To: Re: Bad History ()

Bill

""The first triumph of these new French "shock tactics" was Valmy in 1792, when a rapidly assembled army of French conscripts advancing behind a heavy cannonade put an army of Prussian professional to rout."

Exactly - that is the crap you read in a lot of history books or even military hisory books today, complete tosh, the auhtors should get back to basic history class and aquire a compentece they would need to write books - or sometimes better - should better be silent about topics where they evidently haven't the slightest clue - pompousness - now where did I read this?

Best regards

Hans - Karl

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