The Road to Austerlitz: Napoleon's Campaign of 1805 (Hardcover)

The Road to Austerlitz: Napoleon's Campaign of 1805 By R. G. Burton Cover Image
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How Napoleon marched towards his star

In 1805 Napoleon and his Grand Army gathered on the shores of the English Channel ready to launch themselves across it's short expanse to begin the invasion of Britain. But the Royal Navy would continue to 'rule the waves' to ensure that the essential 'twenty four hour dominance of the channel' that the Emperor prayed for would never occur. So it was that he would once again turn his attention for military conquest towards the East. The brilliant campaign that culminated in the victory of Austerlitz is told in this history making it vital reading for all students of the military history of the Napoleonic epoch.
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ISBN: 9781846775826
ISBN-10: 1846775825
Publisher: Leonaur Ltd
Publication Date: December 19th, 2008
Pages: 140
Language: English