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Napoleon's Imperial Headquarters (1) : Organization and Personnel - Ronald;Courcelle,Patrice Pawly

Napoleon's Imperial Headquarters (1)

Organization and Personnel

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Napoleon's military successes were due to a large degree to the efficiency of his command and control systems or 'headquarters'. These comprised the Great Imperial Headquarters and the Small Imperial Headquarters, both staffed by members of the Military Household and the Civil Household including officers and men of many different departments. This book shows how their functions slotted together into a system that provided the Emperor with all the information he needed to make decisions; with the means to turn those decisions into specific orders, and to distribute them quickly; and with all the protection, logistic and other back-up services that allowed his court to function while on campaign.

Introduction . The Imperial Headquarters . Army General Headquarters . Army Administration . Napoleon's Entourage on Campaign . Army General Headquarters nominal roll, 1 August 1812 . Select Bibliography . The Plates . Index

ISBN: 9781841767932
ISBN-10: 184176793X
Series: Elite : Book 1
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 20th May 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.02
Edition Number: 1