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He picked Napoleon as his second in command. There was a fire fight at the
Tuileries during which Napoleon lost thirty men, and the enemy lost a great deal
more by virtue of his famous "whiff of grapeshot." Napoleon had his priorities right
Perhaps the war could have been won had Napoleon assumed personal
command, or even appointed a supreme commander. Instead he favored a
divided command. The men were poorly paid, there was much corruption,
frequent atrocities ...
As much to the son or grandson of General Dugommier, who was commander-in-
chief of the army at Toulon; it was under his command that we directed the siege
and commanded the artillery; it is a testimonial to our recollection of the esteem, ...
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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