Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864–70

Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina

Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864–70 cover

Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864–70

Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina

Description

The War of the Triple Alliance is the largest single conflict in the history of South America. Drawing Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay into conflict the war was characterized by extraordinarily high casualty rates, and was to shape the future of an entire continent – depopulating Paraguay and establishing Brazil as the predominant military power. Despite the importance of the war, little information is available in English about the armies that fought it. This book analyzes the combatants of the four nations caught up in the war, telling the story of the men who fought on each side, illustrated with contemporary paintings, prints, and early photographs.

Product details

Published 20 Mar 2015
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781472807274
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 48 col
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 499
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gabriele Esposito

GABRIELE ESPOSITO is a professor of modern history…

Illustrator

Giuseppe Rava

Giuseppe Rava was born in Faenza in 1963, and took…

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