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Napoleonic Wars

Book Review: The Longest Afternoon, by Brendan Simms

HistoryNet Staff | Published: February 25, 2015 at 1:06 pm
The Longest Afternoon is Cambridge University professor Brendan Simms' detailed account of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo defense of the stone farmhouse La Haye Sainte.

MHQ Reviews: Napoleon, A Life

Rafe Blaufarb (Reviewer) | Published: November 10, 2014 at 7:46 am
Based on excellent scholarship, careful research, and battlefield study, Andrew Roberts's new book is 'a joy to read'

Book Review: Blücher, by Michael V. Leggiere

HistoryNet Staff | Published: August 28, 2014 at 5:04 pm
In his latest Napoleonic-era title Michael Leggiere profiles Prussian master commander Gebhard von Blücher.

Napoléon’s Six Days

James W. Shosenberg | Published: April 30, 2014 at 11:41 am
After his stinging first defeat on French soil, the emperor struck back at the invading allies in a last-ditch campaign

Book Review: With Napoléon’s Guard in Russia, by Major Louis-Joseph Vionnet

HistoryNet Staff | Published: February 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm
Jonathan North has translated and edited this firsthand French account of the Invasion of Russia during the Napoleonic wars.

MHQ Reader Comments, Winter 2013

Published: November 02, 2012 at 1:51 pm
Readers respond to MHQ's Autumn 2012 issue

MHQ Reviews: Napoleon's Grande Armée vs. Everybody Else

Anthony Paletta | Published: November 08, 2011 at 2:52 pm
A new book breaks down the seven major armies of the Napoleonic era.

Book Review: Russia Against Napoleon

Published: February 24, 2010 at 10:17 am
Rod Paschall reviews Dominic Lieven's book about Russian resistance to Napoleon's campaigns, based on Lieven's research into Russian military archives that were opened to the public in 1991.

The Emperor’s Tipping Point: Napoleon at Eylau

John Prados | Published: August 09, 2009 at 4:01 am
Forget Waterloo. Napoleon's decline was clearly signaled by his failures at the Battle of Eylau eight years earlier.

Napoleon's Total War

Published: March 07, 2007 at 4:35 pm
When Revolutionary France declared war on the Austrian empire in the spring of 1792, its leaders promised a short, sweet and victorious campaign. Instead, 1792 marked the beginning of a long, grinding, hideously bloody series of wars that would drag …

Battle of Jena: Napoleon's Double Knock-out Punch

Published: September 18, 2006 at 3:46 pm
Napoleon returned to his headquarters believing he had just crushed the main Prussian army at Jena. He was wrong. At Naumburg, 18 miles to the north, Marshal Louis Nicholas Davout was facing 2-to-1 odds against Duke Carl of Brunswick's troops.By James W. Shosenberg

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of the Pyramids

Published: July 31, 2006 at 1:39 pm
The enemy that confronted the French at Embabeh, Egypt, more than 200 years ago was as merciless as the desert they had just crossed--but the Mamelukes did not have a commander like Napoleon Bonaparte.By John Dellinger

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Rivoli

Published: July 31, 2006 at 1:33 pm
If his attack succeeded, Austrian Feldzeugmeister Jószef Alvintzy Freiherr de Berberek expected to surround and destroy France's Army of Italy -- and its 28-year-old commander, General Napoleon Bonaparte.By James W. Shosenberg

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Quatre Bras

Published: July 31, 2006 at 1:27 pm
Just after midnight, June 16, 1815, the citizens of Brussels were rudely awakened by the deep rumble of drums, the blare of trumpets and the shrill skirl of bagpipes. Half groggy, half apprehensive, citizens went to their windows in time …

General Napoleon Bonaparte's Italian Campaign

Published: July 31, 2006 at 1:22 pm
The newly appointed 26-year-old commander in chief of the French Army of Italy arrived at his headquarters in Nice on March 27, 1796. Scar-lipped Jean Mathieu Philibert SŽrurier, adventurous Pierre Franois Charles Augereau, and calculating AndrŽ MassŽna were all smirking …

Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Austerlitz

Published: June 12, 2006 at 8:12 pm
Facing a formidable coalition, the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte I devised a plan to defeat his counterparts from Austria and Russia in one swift campaign.
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