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

By Nic Fields,Peter Dennis

In fifty two BC Caesar's persevered technique of annihilation had engendered a spirit of desperation, which detonated right into a rebel 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 entire of the Gallic conflict. in spite of the fact that, Vercingetorix quickly learned that he was once not able to check the Romans in pitched conflict. profiting from the tribesmen's stronger wisdom in their domestic territory, Vercingetorix all started a canny coverage of small warfare and protecting manoeuvres, which gravely hampered Caesar's activities through removing his provides. For Caesar it used to be to be a grim summertime – his complete Gallic company confronted catastrophe. within the occasion, via fantastic management, strength of hands, and sometimes sheer success, Caesar succeeded in stamping out the insurrection in a protracted and brutal motion culminating within the siege of Alesia. Vercingetorix ultimately surrendered and Alesia used to be to be the final major resistance to the Roman will. by no means back might a Gallic warlord autonomous of Rome carry sway over the Celts of Gaul.

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