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Berlin Under the New Empire Volume 1; Its Institutions, Inhabitants, Industry, Monuments, Museums, Social Life, Manners, and Amusements by Henry Vizetelly
Berlin Under the New Empire Volume 1; Its Institutions, Inhabitants, Industry, Monuments, Museums, Social Life, Manners, and Amusements
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Author: Henry Vizetelly
Page Count: 166 pages
Published Date: 12 May 2012
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Publication Country: Miami Fl, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781231571033
File size: 28 Mb
Download Link: Berlin Under the New Empire Volume 1; Its Institutions, Inhabitants, Industry, Monuments, Museums, Social Life, Manners, and Amusements
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...their attack. As is always the case in the Prussian manoeuvres the great object was to turn the enemy's flank--in this instance his left flank. The advance guard, therefore, as it came into action deployed, and the artillery, which occupied a commanding position in the rear, opened fire. The cavalry of the advance guard, composed of one uhlan regiment, took up a position in echelon on the flank, and the infantry were thrown forward according to the principles of the new drill. The great object being to hold the enemy in check on the extreme right while the main attack was developed on his left, every precaution was taken to strengthen the position of the attacking force on that side; skirmishers advanced to the front, lay down and fired; about 120 paces in the rear their supports dug shelter trenches in irregular order offering gaps and enabling them to support each other. In easy soil the trenches were dug and shelter was obtained in about ten minutes. The supports in the rear remained in a concealed position, while the remainder of the army gradually developed its force, and gradually brought fresh and fresh troops up in M1elon on the enemy's left, driving him back with irresistible force and turning his entire position. I had left Berlin by an early train and eight o'clock found me toiling along a sandy road towards the broad swift river Havel. At the time the action commenced I was sailing across to the opposite shore in one of those small, flat-bottomed boats, dangerous for sailing trips should the slightest squall chance to get up. While I was seated in the bottom of this punt--speculating whether it would capsize as its side dipped from time to time deeper into the water, and calculating the chances of my being able to swim in my boots, I heard the r...

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