Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. THe War of the Fifth Coalition, fought in the year 1809, pitted a coalition of the Austrian Empire and the United Kingdom against Napoleon''s French Empire and Bavaria. MAjor engagements between France and Austria, the main participants, unfolded over much of Central Europe from April to July, with very high casualty rates. BRitain, already involved on the European continent in the ongoing Peninsular War, sent another expedition, the Walcheren Campaign, to the Netherlands to take pressure off the Austrians, although this had little impact on the outcome of the conflict. AFter much campaigning in Bavaria and across the Danube valley, the war ended favorably for the French after the bloody struggle at the Battle of Wagram in early July.