By Otto Von Pivka
Because the sour defeats and lack of territory of 1805, Austria were challenging at paintings overhauling and increasing her army computing device. In 1808, the Austrian executive felt that with the outbreak of the Spanish battle, Napoleon could have an excessive amount of to do so that it will dedicate huge forces to accommodate them. On February twenty fifth, 1809, Friedrich Wilhelm of Brunswick entered into an contract with the Austrians to elevate a corps of infantry and cavalry to struggle along them as they invaded his outdated domain names, elevating the inhabitants opposed to their French rulers and exacting a long-awaited revenge at the hated Napoleon.
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