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Napoleon's Invasion of Russia : Invasion & Retreat, 1812 - R G Burton

Napoleon's Invasion of Russia

Invasion & Retreat, 1812

Hardcover Published: 29th April 2010
ISBN: 9781846779404
Number Of Pages: 176

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The beginning of the end of the Napoleonic Age

This is a work of military analysis written by a well known historian of his time. Burton had a fascination for both the spectacular magnitude of the Russian invasion and the magnificent hubris of the man who conceived and drove it onwards to destruction. Nevertheless, he has given a considered view of the events of his subject to his readers and whilst all such academic evaluations are subjective, he has taken great care in preparation of his conclusions to refer to Russian sources including Bogdanovich's history of the war and French sources including Segur, Fezensac and many others. Perhaps, most significantly in preparation for this work, Burton traversed the route of the French Grand Army in its march to Moscow so that he could appreciate its challenges at first hand. This is a valuable evaluation of a famous Napoleonic Campaign. Available in soft cover and hard cover with dust jacket for collectors.

ISBN: 9781846779404
ISBN-10: 1846779405
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 29th April 2010
Publisher: Leonaur Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.36

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