At Aboukir and Acre by G.Henty

By G.Henty

Исследование англоязычного автора о военной авантюре Наполеона Бонапарта в Египте в 1799 году. Описаны все битвы и кампании Наполеона. Текст проиллюстрирован цветными вкладками. Обзорная книга для популяризации истории Великой Французской Революции, первой Империи. Особое внимание в книге уделено описанию морской битвы при Абукире, в которой Нельсон уничтожил французский флот.

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Исследование англоязычного автора о военной авантюре Наполеона Бонапарта в Египте в 1799 году. Описаны все битвы и кампании Наполеона. Текст проиллюстрирован цветными вкладками. Обзорная книга для популяризации истории Великой Французской Революции, первой Империи. Особое внимание в книге уделено описанию морской битвы при Абукире, в которой Нельсон уничтожил французский флот.

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AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE. " " I will do try to get revenge for this know not why I so. will I did not carry them I will not only bring them, but two of tribesto-day. men shall ride with me. " "I shall be on the look-out, and will, for a time, carry pistols with me; but I do not often go out after dark, and have no occasion ever to enter the streets where rogues of As to an open attack, I have no fear of it; but this sort live. " Both the lads mounted and after a few words of farewell rode off in different directions.

AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE. 54 "Last evening the Franks began to land, and all night they continued to come ashore. At midnight Koraim, the commander of the town, went out to see what they were doing, at the head of twenty Mamelukes, and fell upon a of their skirmishers, charged them, killed many, carried the head of their captain in triumph into the company and At five this morning our tribe arrived. We rode up near them, and saw that they had neither horsemen nor cannon. They were divided into three columns, and were town.

Half an hour later, a number of horsemen, followed by a crowd of people on foot, poured out from the eastern gate. One of the leading horsemen drew rein for a passed the group of Arabs. moment as he LEFT BEHIND. " An exclamation of fury broke from the Arabs. " It will be our turn next," Ben Ouafy said, shaking his "The town way is lost," into the streets, " This is but the spear towards the city. beginning of the work. " As they knew that the French had no cavalry the Arabs remained quiet; the stream of fugitives continued to pour past them, men, "We women, and children.

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