64.5 French Revolutionary Wars - Napoleon's Conquest of Italy
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The French invade Belgium in 1794 and the Netherlands in 1795. The coalition against them starts to fall apart as individual members came to terms. Russia, Prussia and Austria are distracted by their partitioning of Poland, which is wiped off the map. Next the French invade Austria and Italy, the Italian campaign led by a promising young commander Napoleon Bonaparte. www.patreon.com/historyeurope www.historyeurope.net Music from Mozart (Symphony no. 40 'Prague'), courtesy of www.musopen.org Picture - Louis-François, Baron Lejeune - The Battle of Lodi 1796   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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