Battle of Heliopolis



Arc de Triomphe: HELIOPOLIS


March 20, 1800

After the British and Ottomans failed to adhere to the terms of the Convention of El Arisch, General Kléber refused to be bullied into worse terms or destroyed. He led the French army in an offensive against the Turkish force at Heliopolis, successfully defeating them.


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