Alesia 52 BC: The final struggle for Gaul (Campaign) by Nic Fields,Peter Dennis PDF

By Nic Fields,Peter Dennis

ISBN-10: 1782009221

ISBN-13: 9781782009221

In fifty two BC Caesar's endured technique of annihilation had engendered a spirit of desperation, which detonated right into a insurrection of Gallic tribes less than the management of the charismatic younger Arvernian noble Vercingetorix. significant engagements have been fought at Noviodunum, Avaricum, and Gergovia, with the final motion being the main severe opposite that Caesar confronted within the complete of the Gallic conflict. even though, Vercingetorix quickly discovered that he used to be not able to check the Romans in pitched conflict. benefiting from the tribesmen's improved wisdom in their domestic territory, Vercingetorix all started a canny coverage of small warfare and shielding manoeuvres, which gravely hampered Caesar's routine via removing his offers. For Caesar it was once to be a grim summertime – his entire Gallic firm confronted catastrophe. within the occasion, by means of incredible management, strength of fingers, and infrequently sheer success, Caesar succeeded in stamping out the insurrection in an extended and brutal motion culminating within the siege of Alesia. Vercingetorix eventually surrendered and Alesia was once to be the final major resistance to the Roman will. by no means back may a Gallic warlord self reliant of Rome carry sway over the Celts of Gaul.

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