Napoleon's Egyptian Campaigns 1798–1801 (Men-at-Arms) (Paperback)

Napoleon's Egyptian Campaigns 1798–1801 (Men-at-Arms) By Michael Barthorp, Gerry Embleton (Illustrator) Cover Image

Napoleon's Egyptian Campaigns 1798–1801 (Men-at-Arms) (Paperback)

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The imaginative strategic plan of Revolutionary France to cut Britain's lifeline to India by seizing Egypt and the Levant was an epic adventure, set amongst some of the most ancient places of history, then almost unknown to Europeans. The conflicts proved once again the supremacy of the British fleet and furthermore that a reformed British Army was a force to be reckoned with. This fascinating book by Michael Barthorp provides an outline of the campaigns and examines in greater detail the armies which marched and fought amid the desert sands and relics of earlier civilisations.
Gerry Embleton has been a leading illustrator and researcher of historical costume since the 1970s, and has illustrated and written Osprey titles on a wide range of subjects for more than 20 years. He is an internationally respected authority on 15th and 18th century costumes in particular. He lives in Switzerland, where since 1988 he has also become well known for designing and creating life-size historical figures for museums.
Product Details ISBN: 9780850451269
ISBN-10: 0850451264
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: March 26th, 1992
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Men-at-Arms