TITLE

Von Bredow's death ride at Mars-la-Tour

AUTHOR(S)
Eden, Steven J.
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Military History;Aug96, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on what is considered the pivotal battle of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, near Mars-la-Tour in France. Commander of the French calvary; How the German army operated; Strength of the French troops; Details on the battle; Role played by German General Major Friedrich Wilhelm Adalbert von Bredow.
ACCESSION #
9702121015

 

Related Articles

  • Fortune Also Favors the Deliberate. Echevarria II, Antulio J. // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Winter2004, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p34 

    Looks at how the Prussians win a strategic victory at the 1870 Battle of Mars-la-Tour against the French. Background on how Prussia and France became enemies; Number of troops of France and Prussia that clashed in Mars-la-Tour; Map location of the battle scene; Superiority of the rifle of...

  • THE DAY OF DOOM. Showalter, Dennis // Military History;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p52 

    The article details the key events which led to the Battle of Gravelotte in 1870. On a single day in 1870, Europe's two greatest armies, the French and Prussians, nearly annihilated each other in an epic slaughter at Gravelotte/Saint-Privat, France, that would not be marched until the stalemates...

  • Sedan, First Battle of. Gudmundsson, Bruce I. // Reader's Companion to Military History;1996, p419 

    The article provides information on the First Battle of Sedan between the French and the Germans which lasted from August to September 1870. During the Franco-Prussian War, in August 1870, the French Army of Châlons was concentrated in the vicinity of the city of Sedan on the Meuse. Sedan...

  • Death of the Wehrmacht. Citino, Robert M. // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Autumn2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p8 

    The article provides information on the historical events which happened during the world war 2 in 1942 which are indicative of the end of the German way of war. The article explores the battle of Sedan and the German army's fight for victory to add details. The military occurrences which the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics