The Mexican Adventure 1861–67

The Mexican Adventure 1861–67❴PDF / Epub❵ ☉ The Mexican Adventure 1861–67 Author René Chartrand – Heartforum.co.uk The Mexican Adventure was a tragedy of the first order, born of a romantic view of Mexico shared by many Europeans This school of thought took for granted that most Mexicans were barely capable of gov The Mexican Adventure was a tragedy of the first order, born of a romantic view of Mexico shared by many Europeans This school of thought took for granted that most Mexicans were barely capable of governing themselves and that a generous intervention could only be beneficial to all concerned For the French Emperor it would be a master stroke a vast new vassal empire in America Ren Chartrand examines the organisation, weapons and uniforms of the forces who fought on both sides of the Franco Mexican War in a text The Mexican Kindle - accompanied by numerous contemporary photographs and illustrations including eight full page colour plates by Richard Hook.

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    Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB it would be a master stroke a vast new vassal empire in America Ren Chartrand examines the organisation, weapons and uniforms of the forces who fought on both sides of the Franco Mexican War in a text The Mexican Kindle - accompanied by numerous contemporary photographs and illustrations including eight full page colour plates by Richard Hook."/>
  • Paperback
  • 48 pages
  • The Mexican Adventure 1861–67
  • René Chartrand
  • English
  • 06 June 2019
  • 185532430X

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  1. Peter Huston says:

    The Mexican Adventure, 1861 1867, Osprey Men at Arm Series 272 Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Richard Hook Co 1994, Osprey Publishing 48 pages, widely illustrated in black and white with color prints Scope VastCompleteness Low Appeal High Accuracy In the 1860s, the French government found a pretext to seize control of Mexico and install their puppet, the Archduke Maximillian of Austria The intent was to create a vast French controlled, Catholic empire to the south of th The Mexican Adventure, 1861 1867, Osprey Men at Arm Series 272 Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Richard Hook Co 1994, Osprey Publishing 48 pages, widely illustrated in black and white with color prints Scope VastCompleteness Low Appeal High Accuracy In the 1860s, the French government found a pretext to seize control of Mexico and install their puppet, the Archduke Maximillian of Austria The intent was to create a vast French controlled, Catholic empire to the south of the United States French control of Mexico was never complete, however, nor was it long lasting The result was years of conflict This book provides a good introduction and overview of the conflict, along with a cursory yet fascinating overview of the uniforms of some of the units that fought These units were often quite colorful and exotic, often composed of ethnic groups and dressed in ways that one would never expect to see on the North American continent In addition to the various Mexican units that fought both for and against the French installed government, there were also units raised by France composed of Belgians, Austrians, and others, even Sudanese Egyptians and later Confederate army veterans, as well as the famed French Foreign Legion Some may know that an important part of Foreign Legion history took place in this conflict at the Battle of Cameron, where a small force of legionnaires fought to the death rather than surrender to a much larger Mexican force In conclusion, the scope of this large, multi year conflict with its wide variety of troop types and complex politics, is really not suited to a small 48 page booklet of this type However, in the absence of other,accessible English language sources, this book does provide a good starting point and a way to spark interest in this event among English language readers who are not familiar with it Therefore I recommend it highly

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