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Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864-70: Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina #499 Osprey Men at Arms

By: Gabriele Esposito

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing, 2015


The War of the Triple Alliance is the largest single conflict in the history of South America. Drawing Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay into conflict the war was characterized by extraordinarily high casualty rates, and was to shape the future of an entire continent - depopulating Paraguay and establishing Brazil as the predominant military power. Despite the importance of the war, little information is available in English about the armies that fought it. This bo... View more info