French troops cross Rhine to invade south Germany, Austria and Bohemia

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Historical Context Note

French troops cross the River Rhine in order to invade south Germany, Austria and Bohemia, and do so without a formal declaration of war.
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Editors. "French troops cross Rhine to invade south Germany, Austria and Bohemia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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