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.
Music from Mozart (Symphony no. 40 'Prague'), courtesy of www.musopen.org
Picture - Louis-François, Baron Lejeune - The Battle of Lodi 1796
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