|Battle of Verdun (1792)|
|Part of the French Revolutionary Wars|
|Kingdom of the French||Prussia|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Colonel Beaurepaire||Charles II, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel|
The first Battle of Verdun was fought on August 20, 1792, between French Revolutionary forces and a Prussian army during the opening months of the War of the First Coalition. The Prussians were victorious, gaining a clear westward path to Paris.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Parker, Geoffrey (2008). The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare. New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 195. ISBN 978-0-521-73806-4. http://books.google.com/books?id=yqNj5BlEMtcC&pg=PA195. Retrieved 22 January 2012.
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