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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2019 1:07 p.m. PST

"In 1793 France was facing foreign invasion along its borders and a fierce political war was raging in Paris when a large-scale revolt, centred on the western Department of the Vendée, suddenly erupted, almost bringing the new-born French Republic to its knees.

The immediate trigger for this Great War of the Vendée, barely known outside of France, was the attempted imposition of conscription but the region seethed at the erosion of its traditional values and way of life. The persecution of the Catholic Church and killing of the king symbolized to the Vendéens how dangerous the new Republic had become; in a matter of weeks tens of thousands had flocked to fight for the ‘Catholic and Royal' cause…"

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Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2019 11:33 a.m. PST

Received my copy the other month. Haven't read it yet.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Aug 2019 11:39 a.m. PST

Best of luck with it my friend!. (smile)


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