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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Count Philippe-Paul de Ségur ; translated from the French by J. David Townsend ; with an introd. by Peter Gay.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 295 p. :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16078829M

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Let’s move on to your third book. This is With Eagles to Glory: Napoleon and His German Allies in the Campaign by John H. Gill. This is a tremendously detailed military history of the Danube campaign of This was a very important campaign because it knocked the Austrians out of the Napoleonic Wars for the third time. The author, an editor of Campaigns Magazine for ten years, has written a groundbreaking new study of Napoleon's disasterous Russian campaign of In doing this, he has employed primary sources never before translated from the German and Russian. He points out the real reasons for Napoleon's defeat which had nothing to do with cold weather but rather were a /5. In June , Napoleon led his army into Russia. His army was made up of soldiers from the several nations now under his control. Napoleon expected a short war, to punish Czar Alexander I for his misbehavior in leaving the Continental System. . NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN by De Segur, Count Philippe-Paul Seller HERB RIESSEN-RARE BOOKS Published Condition Near Fine Edition First Edition Item Price.