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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 ...
When he reached Smolensk on August 17 Napoleon was convinced that the
Russians would make a stand and give him the battle he wanted. Yet again he
failed to seal off their line of retreat and again they fell back. His effective army
As a result practically the whole of the French cavalry would vanish in the
ensuing retreat, a loss that could never be made up. On October 19, finally
persuaded that there would be no negotiations, Napoleon came out of Moscow.
He wanted to ...
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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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