The Russo-Turkish War 1877

The Russo-Turkish War 1877

by Ian Drury, Raffaele Ruggeri
     
 

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On 24 April 1877 Tsar Nicholas II declared war on the Ottoman Empire. The Sultan had a battle-hardened army ready for war. For the Tsar, this was to be the first major conflict since the abolition of serfdom and the creation of a German-style military reserve system. Ian Drury details the campaigns fought in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877, and the uniforms and… See more details below

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On 24 April 1877 Tsar Nicholas II declared war on the Ottoman Empire. The Sultan had a battle-hardened army ready for war. For the Tsar, this was to be the first major conflict since the abolition of serfdom and the creation of a German-style military reserve system. Ian Drury details the campaigns fought in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877, and the uniforms and organisation of the armies of both sides, in a text backed by numerous illustrations and photographs, including eight full page colour plates by Raffaele Ruggeri.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782002369
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Series:
Men-at-Arms , #277
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
48
File size:
16 MB
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