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Napoleon captured Alexandria within hours of landing, on July 2, 1798, and
advanced across the desert toward Cairo. He routed the Egyptian army at the
Battle of the Pyramids with the loss of only thirty men, and on July 14 he entered
Promising or half-promising Polish patriots liberation and independence from
Russia, he began to test the strength of the Russian army early in 1 807. His
efforts were inconclusive *nd culminated in the terrible Battle of Eylau, February 8
, 1807 ...
He hoped for a battle at Vitebsk but the Russians withdrew overnight. Napoleon
was now strongly urged by his marshals to end the campaign. Supplies were not
getting through and the army was suffering severe losses from "natural wastage,"
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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