New PDF release: Guns in the Desert: General Jean-Pierre Doguereau's Journal

By Rosemary Brindle

ISBN-10: 031332512X

ISBN-13: 9780313325120

This vigorous, firsthand account of a military trapped in a antagonistic land, bring to an end from reinforcement and dealing with strong enemies, is out there in English for the 1st time. As an lively artillery officer, Jean-Pierre Doguereau used to be current at many of the significant battles and sieges of the crusade. He suffered the hardships and disappointments and skilled the triumphs and hopes of the brave, yet eventually doomed, military of the Orient. whereas basically the account of a pro soldier, the magazine additionally info Doguereau's ask yourself and reflections at the invaded kingdom and its humans, so varied from the land he and his comrades had expected.

As the memoir of a junior employees officer, albeit person who later rose to excessive rank, this account offers a view from the pain of the bivouac. Doguereau information the taking of El Arich and the homicide of the garrison at Jaffa, the failure of the attack on Acre, then the poor march of the plague-stricken French military again to Cairo. After Napoleon departs for France, the fight maintains opposed to the emerging competition of the Turks. Doguereau writes with an air of significant honesty in a method that avoids self-glorification. This translation should still curiosity all scholars of the interval and all who learn the reactions of people less than stress.

Show description

Read or Download Guns in the Desert: General Jean-Pierre Doguereau's Journal of Napoleon's Egyptian Expedition (Contributions in Military Studies) PDF

Similar middle eastern history books

Get The Iraq War: European Perspectives on Politics, Strategy PDF

We live amidst the fallout of the main arguable clash of our occasions. This publication is a difficult exam of ways and why it used to be fought and of its carrying on with results. This significant new work contains research of the Iraq battle from a number of diversified educational, in addition to army views. Its emphasis is at the hyperlinks among US overseas coverage, US technique and the USA behavior of warfare and it additionally covers Iraqi grand recommendations, the implications of the warfare for transatlantic kinfolk, and contains a bankruptcy at the overseas legislation size.

Joachim Krause's Iran’s Nuclear Programme: Strategic Implications (Routledge PDF

This publication examines the strategic implications of Iran’s nuclear programme, delivering a list of the negotiations and a dialogue of attainable recommendations to this urgent foreign protection factor. The Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear programme has been the reason for some of the most prolonged foreign crises of the earlier decade.

Download PDF by Paul Wittek,Colin Heywood: The Rise of the Ottoman Empire: Studies in the History of

Paul Wittek’s the increase of the Ottoman Empire was once first released via the Royal Asiatic Society in 1938 and has been out of print for greater than 1 / 4 of a century. the current reissue of the textual content additionally brings jointly translations of a few of his different stories on Ottoman background; 8 heavily interconnected writings at the interval from the founding of the country to the autumn of Constantinople and the reign of Mehmed II.

Download e-book for kindle: Order and Insecurity in Germany and Turkey: Military by Emre Sencer

This ebook examines approaches of army, political and cultural transformation from the point of view of officials in nations: Germany and Turkey within the Nineteen Thirties. The nationwide fates of either international locations interlocked in the course of the Great War years and their shut alliance dictated their joint defeat in 1918.

Extra resources for Guns in the Desert: General Jean-Pierre Doguereau's Journal of Napoleon's Egyptian Expedition (Contributions in Military Studies)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Guns in the Desert: General Jean-Pierre Doguereau's Journal of Napoleon's Egyptian Expedition (Contributions in Military Studies) by Rosemary Brindle


by Edward
4.1

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 22 votes

Published by admin