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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After the fall of Verdun all that lay between the Austrians, Prussians, and Hessians, and the city of Paris, was the rugged and forested hills of the Argonne. The French formed a desperate defence and likened it to the famous last stand of the 300 Spartans...but ultimately it failed.. . .