Politically naive but militarily audacious, Giuseppe Garibaldi forged a united, modern Italy

Robertson, Peter A.
August 2005
Military History;Aug2005, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p64
Profiles Giuseppe Garibaldi, leader of untrained, poorly armed volunteers who sought to overcome the Royal Bourbon troops of Francis II during the 19th century. Physical characteristics of Garibaldi; Information on the return of Garibaldi to Italy in 1849; Traits of Garibaldi that were less admirable; Background on the fame of Garibaldi.


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