Night of Fire: The Black Napoleon and the Battle for Haiti

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Sarpedon, 1994 - History - 224 pages
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Napoleon was forced to divert badly needed troops to deal with a slave army in Haiti led by Jean Jacques Dessalines.

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Night of fire: the black Napoleon and the battle for Haiti

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Toussaint Louverture, the leader of the slave revolt in 1791 that successfully fought French, Spanish, and British armies and eventually established the Haitian republic, is one of the more famous ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Martin Ros, a well-known writer, editor and radio personality in Holland, has had a lifelong fascination with the Caribbean. His previous books include Herves' Lives and Bloody Night at Mayerling.

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