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Napoleon's invasion of England
also called Armée d'Angleterre and has one more synonym

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  1. Napoleon's planned invasion of England at the start of the War of the Third Coalition, although never carried out, was a major influence on British naval strategy and fortification of the coast of south-east England

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 21, 2009
  2. The first Army of England had gathered on the Channel coast in 1798, but an invasion of England was sidelined by Napoleon's concentration on campaigns in Egypt and Austria, and finally shelved by the 1802 Peace of Amiens

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  3. Over two years a new army of 200,000 men, known as the Armée des côtes de l'Océan (Army of the Ocean Coasts) or the Armée de l'Angleterre (Army of England), was gathered and trained at camps at Boulogne, Bruges and Montreuil

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 21, 2009
  4. Preparations began again in earnest soon after the outbreak of war in 1803, and were finally called off in 1805

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  5. Though this disaster in fact made the idea of a mass invasion unrealistic, British invasion paranoia continued

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