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Siege of Acre

20 March – 21 May 1799 The Siege of Acre of 1799 was an unsuccessful French siege of the Ottoman-defended, walled city of Acre  (now Akko in modern Israel) and was the turning point of Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt and … Continue reading

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Siege of Jaffa

The Siege of Jaffa  was fought on from 3 to March 7, 1799  between France and the Ottoman Empire. The French were led by Napoleon , and they captured the city. Jaffa was surrounded by high walls and flanked by … Continue reading

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Siege of Toulon

The major port of Toulon was anti-revolutionary and on 28 August 1793, the city turned itself over to the Bourbons and a British, Spanish and pro-Bourbon military force. Paris reacted quickly and laid siege to the city on 7 September, … Continue reading

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