Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Roucoux or Rocourt?

One and the same! While surfing around the Internet I realized that in France the Battle of Roucoux is more widely known as the Battle of Rocourt.

Well, information on Roucoux/Rocourt in general is thin on the ground, and that discovery helped to widen the search a bit. I came up with a number of references including the following book;


It is in French, but seeing as they did win the battle after all, why shouldn't it be?

I may order a copy at some point in the future. My French is rusty, but with determination and a good dictionary I'm sure there must be some good info to be gleaned from it.

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