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The Glorious First of June - Fleet Battle in the Reign of Terror (Paperback) Loot Price: R287
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The Glorious First of June - Fleet Battle in the Reign of Terror (Paperback)

Sam Willis

Series: Hearts of Oak Trilogy

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France, early summer 1794. The French Revolution has been hijacked by the extreme Jacobins and is in the grip of The Terror. While the guillotine relentlessly takes the heads of innocents, two vast French and British fleets meet in the mid-Atlantic following a week of skirmishing. After fierce fighting, both sides claim victory. In The Glorious First of June Sam Willis not only tells, with thrilling immediacy and masterly clarity, the story of an epic and complex battle, he also places it within the context of The Terror, the survival of the French Revolution and the growth of British sea-power.

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Imprint: Quercus Publishing
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Hearts of Oak Trilogy
Release date: September 2012
First published: April 2014
Authors: Sam Willis
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 36mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 434
ISBN-13: 978-1-84916-039-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence
Books > Humanities > History > World history
Books > Humanities > History > European history
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects
Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > War & defence operations
Books > Humanities > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
Books > Humanities > History > European history > 1750 to 1900
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Maritime history
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > War & defence operations > Battles & campaigns
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > 1750 to 1900
Books > History > History of specific subjects
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Maritime history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > History > World history
Books > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
LSN: 1-84916-039-2
Barcode: 9781849160391

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