LAST THROW OF THE DICE: BOURBAKI AND WERDER IN EASTERN FRANCE 1870-71

BARRY (Q.)

E018

£29.95

248pp., 75 illus., colour maps. 2018. This book recounts the last attempt by the Government of National Defence to reverse the outcome of the Franco-Prussian War, as Leon Gambetta launched the Army of the East under General Charles Bourbaki, the former commander of the Imperial Guard, in a desperate attack on the German lines of communication in South-Eastern France.