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Napoleon tried to achieve a political victory in Egypt, seeking to persuade the
Egyptians that the French were not simply infidel invaders. As always, a political
sense supported his military genius and he realized that winning battles was not
... 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