Battle of Cetate

Battle of Cetate

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Battle of Cetate was fought during the Crimean War. In this battle an Ottoman force under Ahmed Pasha attempted to capture the town of Cetate in Wallachia, but were unsuccessful. This battle took place during the Danube campaign of the Crimean War. In the build-up to war, Russia had occupied the Danubian Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia, positioning troops on the northern) left bank of the Danube, the border of Ottoman territory. The Ottoman Empire had responded by moving troops to the right bank to face them. In the west, on the border with Austria and Serbia, Russian troops in Cetate were faced by Ottoman forces in the fortress of Vidin. Following the Ottoman ultimatum on 4 October 1853 to withdraw within 2 weeks, Ottoman forces under Ahmed Pasha crossed the river and occupied the town of Kalafat, which they fortified as a bridgehead.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135764888
  • 9786135764888