Old generals not only fight the last war, but also they miss out on the "new amorphous" war-fighting of the 21st Century. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affair

Jun 27, 03:02 AM
Photo: Victor-Jean Adam (1801-1866)
Title | The Signing of the Treaty of Mortefontaine, 30th September 1800
Notes | Italiano: Descrizione storica dell'immagine: Il 30 settembre 1800 nel Castello di Mortefontaine venne firmato l'omonimo trattato che pose fine al conflitto navale tra Francia e USA, passato alla storia come la "Quasi-Guerra". La delegazione francese, composta dal console Giuseppe Bonaparte e dai consiglieri di stato Charles Pierre Claret de Fleurieu e Pierre-Louis Roederer e la delegazione statunitense, composta dal presidente della Corte Suprema Oliver Ellsworth, dal governatore della Carlolina del Nord Guillaume Richardson Davie e dall'ambasciatore Guillaume Vans Murray, un tempo siglato l'accordo, diedero inizio al grande ballo previsto per i festeggiamenti, cui parteciparono 1200 invitati, tra i quali Carolina e Paolina Bonaparte.
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Old generals not only fight the last war, but also they miss out on the "new amorphous" war-fighting of the 21st Century. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affair

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