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Defying Napoleon

Thomas Munch-Petersen

Defying Napoleon

how Britain bombarded Copenhagen and seized the Danish fleet in 1807

by Thomas Munch-Petersen

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Published by Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Denmark -- Copenhagen.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementThomas Munch-Petersen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19553322M
    ISBN 100750942797
    ISBN 109780750942799

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