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The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France 1870-1871 [Paperback]

Michael Howard
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Table of Contents

Introduction  Preface  Chapter 1: The Antagonists 1.  The Technical Background  2. The Unreformed Armies  3. The Reform of the Prussian Army  4. The Reform of the French Army Chapter 2: The Outbreak  1. The War Plans  2.  The Hohenzollen Candidature  3. The German Moblisation  4. The French Mobilisation  Chapter 3: The First Disasters  1. The Concentration of Armies  2. Spicheren  3. Froeschwiller  Chapter 4: The Army of the Rhine  1. The Invasion  2. Vionville-Mars-la-Tour  3. Gravelotte-St. Privat  Chapter 5: The Army of Chalons  1. Beaumont  2. Sedan  Chapter 6: The Government of National Defence  1. Ferrieres  2. The Nation in Arms  3. The Francs-Tireurs  Chapter 7: Metz and Strasbourg  Chapter 8: The Battles for Orleans 1. Coulmiers  2. Beaunc-la-Rolande  3. Loigny  Chapter 9: The Siege of Paris  1. The Investment  2. Le Plan Troucu  3. Versailles  4. The Bombardement  Chapter 10: Guerre a Outrance 1.  the Deepening Conflict  2. Chanzy  3. Faidherbe  4. The End in the West  5. Bourbaki  Chapter 11: The Peace  Notes on Sources  Select Bibliography  Index

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