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Julius Caesar’s Triumph in Gaul

May 17, 2007 ehoward 0

Caesar completely misread the situation in Gaul in 52 BC, leading to a military crisis. He overcame this failure through his own talent as a commander, the skill of his army, and a good deal of luck.

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Napoleon’s Total War

March 7, 2007 HistoryNet Staff 0

When Revolutionary France declared war on the Austrian empire in the spring of 1792, its leaders promised a short, sweet and victorious campaign. Instead, 1792 marked the beginning of a long, grinding, hideously bloody series of wars that would drag on…