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Army of observation

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An army of observation is a military body whose purpose is to monitor a given area or enemy body in preparation for possible hostilities.

Some of the more notable armies of observation include:

  • Third Reserve Army of Observation, a Russian army tasked to monitor the Austrian border in 1811 prior to the French invasion of Russia
  • The army of observation at Fort Jesup, Louisiana, United States, which monitored Texas' transition from Spanish to Mexican control, and to eventual independence
  • The Hanoverian Army of Observation which monitored the border prior to the 1757 Invasion of Hanover
  • References

    Army of observation Wikipedia


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