The War Of The Triple Alliance

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The War of the Triple Alliance

The War of the Triple Alliance was an international military conflict in South America fought from 1864 to 1870 between Paraguay and the Triple Alliance of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. With an estimated 400,000 deaths, it was the deadliest and bloodiest in Latin America's history. It particularly devastated Paraguay, which suffered catastrophic losses in population―some claim that almost 70% of its adult male population died―and was forced to cede territory to Argentina and Brazil.

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Gabrielle Esposito is an Italian researcher and a long-time student of military history. His main field of research is the military of 19th-century Latin America, but his interests range from the Ancient world to modern post-colonial conflicts. He has published several works in the UK, including Osprey Publishing, and is a regular contributor to many specialized magazines.

Giuseppe Rava was born in Faenza on July 16th 1963. Since he was a child, he loved history very much, expecially military history. That mainly was due to the stories his father Tommaso told him about his experiences in the World War II. Instead, his passion for uniforms comes from his mother Giovanna,...

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