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Land Of The Rising Gun
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The Taliban At War
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Revolutionaries Kings And Generals
Responsible for most of the military victories of the Risorgimento, Garibaldi was born in Nice to a Ligurian family and began his career as a merchant sailor. In the early 1830s, he joined the Piedmont-Sardinian Navy but had to escape to South Americ