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He was immediately commissioned as a lieutenant in an artillery regiment.
Artillery has always been the "thinking soldier's" arm, and never more so than
during the latter part of the eighteenth century. Great advances had been made in
He used a heavy artillery bombardment to soften them up and then Marshal Ney
began to push the Russians toward Friedland itself, reaching the river and rolling
them up. The Russian army was pushed and huddled against the river bends.
We leave to the son or grandson of Baron du Theil, lieutenant-general of artillery,
once seigneur of Saint-Andre, who commanded the school of Auxonne before
the Revolution, the sum of 100,000 francs as a token of our gratitude for the care
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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