Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Brest” in chapter 8 of H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia.:

...ithout ever meeting with the slightest opposition from the innumerable Spanish floating defences. In 1744, a French fleet of twenty ships, and a land force of twenty-two thousand men, sailed from Brest to the English coast, without meeting with any opposition from the superior British fleet which had been sent out, under Sir John Norris, on purpose to intercept them. The landing of the troops was...

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Brest (France) 208 14 12 0 0 user votes
Brest (Belorussia) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Brest (Belorussia) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Brest (Bulgaria) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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