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By Otto Von Pivka

Because the sour defeats and lack of territory of 1805, Austria have been not easy at paintings overhauling and increasing her army laptop. In 1808, the Austrian govt felt that with the outbreak of the Spanish battle, Napoleon may have an excessive amount of to do for you to commit huge forces to accommodate them. On February twenty fifth, 1809, Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick entered into an contract with the Austrians to elevate a corps of infantry and cavalry to struggle along them as they invaded his previous domain names, elevating the inhabitants opposed to their French rulers and exacting a long-awaited revenge at the hated Napoleon.

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