Chapter 52: Dealing with the Aftermath (Vote for me, please)

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Which is more important, politics or military?

There is no accurate answer to this question.

In military terms, Marshal Radetzky's decision was entirely correct, but politically, it was a grave mistake.

To outsiders, his withdrawal was seen as a loss for Austria on the battlefield, or as a sign that the Austrian Empire was deteriorating.

This would embolden domestic careerists, complicating the internal situation further; simultaneously, Austria's international standing would also be shaken.

"What's done is done, there's no point in dwelling on it!"

"The foreign ministry should first communicate with England and France, ensuring they do not provide substantial support to the Kingdom of Sardinia. The focus should be on the French, and if necessary, we can allow the French into the Northern Italy Region," Franz stated without hesitation.