The Army of Maria Theresa: The Armed Forces of Imperial Austria, 1740-1780

The Army of Maria Theresa The Armed Forces of Imperial Austria None

  • Title: The Army of Maria Theresa: The Armed Forces of Imperial Austria, 1740-1780
  • Author: Christopher Duffy
  • ISBN: 9780882544274
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Hardcover
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    One thought on “The Army of Maria Theresa: The Armed Forces of Imperial Austria, 1740-1780”

    1. A solid book on an army that went from near incompetence to becoming the best in Europe outside of the Prussians, and Duffy makes it clear by 1780 Austria had a better army than Prussia. The Austrian army had its share of complexities. It had the best medical service and an officer corps promoted more on merit than blood (although blood counted for a lot in the high command). It is interesting to muse on Austria's military decline after 1780. I will have to read more about that.

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