War with Austria

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  • Created on: 18-03-14 19:06
  • war began slowly and not that great for Italy, France's troops arrived in Lombardy before their equipment
  • they were short on tents and ammunition
  • nevertheless the beat Austria at the Battle of Magenta (4th June) and Solferino (24th June)
  • the carnage was horrific
  • France lost 12,000 men in Solferino
  • medical supplies did not arrive until after the war had ended
  • men were laying on the battlefield dying or severely wounded
  • Henry Durant was…


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