1 August 1798. The day where the marine Dupetit-Thouars died gloriously at Aboukir - The Point

In the night of 1 to 2 July 1798, the French fleet landed several thousand troops on egyptian territory with, at their head, the young general napoleon Bonapart

1 August 1798. The day where the marine Dupetit-Thouars died gloriously at Aboukir - The Point


In the night of 1 to 2 July 1798, the French fleet landed several thousand troops on egyptian territory with, at their head, the young general napoleon Bonaparte. Its mission is to occupy the country in order to cut the route to India for the British. The Egyptian campaign began with the occupation of Alexandria. During this time, the French fleet must find a place to shelter from the british admiral Horatio Nelson's lurking in the vicinity.

For the moment, the ships of the landing are still in the roadstead of Aboukir, which may be a lower fatal if the Britanniq...

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