The Wars of Coalition

An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

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  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 02 Feb 2015

In 1792 the Convention received plans for a new system of semaphore towers: first built as a line from Paris to Lille it was completed in 1794 and signalled a victory of French arms. This 'military' system would then expand and vastly improve communications.. . .