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Author Leuchars, Chris, 1956-
Title To the bitter end : Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance / Chris Leuchars.
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
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 Floor2  F2687 .L545 2002    IN LIBRARY
  
Description vi, 254 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in military studies ; no. 223.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-248) and index.
Contents The country at the heart of the continent -- The man who would be king -- The other players in the drama -- Political relations in the plate region -- The invasion of Brazil : September to December 1864 -- The Triple Alliance -- The military balance -- Conscripts and volunteers : May to June 1865 -- The invasion of Argentina : June 1865 -- The Rio Grande campaign : June to September 1865 -- The march to war : September to December 1865 -- The invasion of Paraguay : January to April 1866 -- Conflict in the Esteros : April to May 1866 -- The Battle of Tuyuty : May 1866 -- The funnel of death : July 1866 -- The attack on Curupaity : September 1866 -- The long pause : September 1866 to August 1867 -- The fall of Humaitá : September 1867 to August 1868 -- The December campaign : December 1868 -- Endgame : January 1869 to March 1870 -- Conclusion : securing the spoils.
Subject Paraguayan War, 1865-1870.
ISBN 0313323658 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 49649613