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A French victory it may have been, but it was certainly no Austerlitz. Although
Austria was obliged to sue for peace, a peace which limited her territory and
required her to pay a vast indemnity, Napoleon sensed that there was a different
... 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
was now greatly reduced and chances of a decisive victory were fading fast.
The sentimentalized view of the petit caporal pinching his soldiers' ears, leading
them from victory to victory in his crusade against the reactionary crowned heads
of Europe in an attempt to "liberate nations from their yoke," would play a vital ...
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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