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Napoleon won his battle because Lannes was able to hold the Russians for
some six hours until the arrival of the main army. Napoleon took in the tactical
situation at once and was able to make maximum use of both the terrain and his
But Moore, who nearly lost his army at Corunna, was able to retreat and evacuate
. Later in 1809 a new British force commanded by Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future
Duke of Wellington, landed and obliged Soult to retreat. An English army was to ...
In due course the Prussians, under Blucher, would be able to join Wellington at
Waterloo, while Grouchy, who had been sent in pursuit of them, was to arrive too
late. Bad generals, bad orders, bad liaison may be said to have cost Napoleon ...
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This is such a cute little book. Consists of an introduction to Napoleon, followed by a translation of his will. The book is formatted very well; a photocopy of each page of the actual will is ... Read full review
NAPOLEONS LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
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