The Battle of Fleurus

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Fleurus

At the Battle of Fleurus in June 1794 Coutelle’s balloon L’Entrprenant achieved the first decisive use of airpower in battle. it was tethered high above the field with the crew passing down reports of the position of enemy troops.

< Lavoisier and Coutelle | 1794 | Coutelle and Chappe >

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