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He did not, however, underestimate the problems presented by such a campaign.
He made complex preparations and recognized the project as "the most difficult
enterprise I have so far attempted." He realized that he would need supply trains
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," i.e., desertion and disease, and losses that included some
The ensuing campaign of 18 14 was a sad affair. Despite the physical and
financial exhaustion of his country Napoleon still hoped to win. He called on his
generals to "repeat the campaign of Italy" when his impoverished army had won
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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