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Napoleon"s Russian campaign

SГ©gur, Philippe-Paul comte de

Napoleon"s Russian campaign

by SГ©gur, Philippe-Paul comte de

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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Count Philippe-Paul de Ségur ; translated from the French by J. David Townsend ; with an introd. by Peter Gay.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 295 p. :
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16078829M

    Yes, both Britton's and Duffy's books would pass the test of time. Although Duffy's book is named with Borodino, it in fact covers the whole period of Russian Campaign. I think it is a good start point for , since Duffy's elegant writing style makes the reading easy. Buy Napoleon'S Russian Campaign by REIHN (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

    Napoleon's Russian campaign. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Philippe-Paul Ségur, comte de. Napoleon's Russian Campaign by Richard K. Riehn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    “The book is valuable a most entertaining and interesting work.” –The New York Times (June 5th, ) “Ségur served throughout the Napoleonic era as an aide-de-camp to the Emperor, becoming a brigadier on the eve of the Russian campaign. His memoirs remain the classic account of the destruction of the Grand Army.”. Napoleon's Russian Campaign. [Count Philippe-Paul De Segur] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in .


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Napoleon's Russian Campaign: The Invasion, Battles and Retreat by an Aide-de-Camp on the Emperor's Staff Paperback – Octo by Philippe Henri De Segur (Author)/5(14).

The author, an editor of Campaigns Magazine for ten years, has written a groundbreaking new study of Napoleon's disasterous Russian campaign of In doing this, he has employed primary sources never before translated from the German and Russian.4/4(5).

Napoleon's Russian Campaign Hardcover – March 1, by Richard K. Riehn (Author)4/4(5). David Townsend was a Methodist minister who served for sixteen years as a missionary in Algeria and was the pastor of churches in Paris and in Cohasset, Massachusetts.

His translation and abridgement of Ségur’s masterpiece was first published in /5(14). the book is all about Russia's involvement in the wars with Napoleon from the treaty of Tilsit in to Napoleons first abdication in and so takes a fully russian perspective on events.

this Napoleons Russian campaign book the book string point as like the author mentions in the preface most accounts of Russia involvement are from third parties and there is little western research done on russia's involvement despite being a major player in napoleon's Cited by: For that there are many other books from von Clauswitz's Russian Campaign of (he fought in the service of Russians) to a plethora of more modern analyses.

Instead, this is a memoir written from the perspective of Napoleon's aide-de-camp/5. The Best Books on the Napoleonic Wars. The Napoleonic Wars were wars which were fought during the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte over France.

They started after the French Revolution ended and Napoleon Bonaparte became powerful in France in November War began between the United Kingdom and France in Napoleon's Russian Campaign of was one of the greatest disasters in military history. Napoleon invaded Russia at the head of an army of overmen but by the start of o of them were still alive and with the army.

The Russian campaign was decisive for the Napoleonic Wars and led to Napoleon's defeat and exile on the island of Elba. For Russia the term Patriotic War (an English rendition of the Russian Отечественная война) became a symbol for a strengthened national identity that had a great effect on Russian patriotism in the 19th on: Russian Empire.

Why Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia Was the Beginning of the End. Trace Napoleon's route through Russia during his disastrous invasion. After taking power inFrench leader Napoleon Bonaparte won a string of military victories that gave him control over most of : Jesse Greenspan.

Let’s move on to your third book. This is With Eagles to Glory: Napoleon and His German Allies in the Campaign by John H. Gill. This is a tremendously detailed military history of the Danube campaign of This was a very important campaign because it knocked the Austrians out of the Napoleonic Wars for the third time.

The author, an editor of Campaigns Magazine for ten years, has written a groundbreaking new study of Napoleon's disasterous Russian campaign of In doing this, he has employed primary sources never before translated from the German and Russian.

He points out the real reasons for Napoleon's defeat which had nothing to do with cold weather but rather were a /5. In JuneNapoleon led his army into Russia. His army was made up of soldiers from the several nations now under his control.

Napoleon expected a short war, to punish Czar Alexander I for his misbehavior in leaving the Continental System. NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN by De Segur, Count Philippe-Paul Seller HERB RIESSEN-RARE BOOKS Published Condition Near Fine Edition First Edition Item Price.

Fyodor Dostoevsky's book The Idiot had a character, General Ivolgin, who witnessed and recounted his relationship with Napoleon during the Campaign of Russia. Roger Brook is a fictional secret agent and Napoleonic Wars Era gallant, later identified as the Chevalier de Breuc, in a series of twelve novels by Dennis WheatleyLocation: Europe, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean.

Napoleon's Russian Campaign of book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). Dominic Lieven Russia Against Napoleon. Charles Esdaile Napoleon's Wars (This includes a large segment on the Russian campaign and retreat.). Primary Sources: Heinrich Vossler With Napoleon in Russia Jakob Walter The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot soldier.

Jean-Roch Coignet Captain Coignet: A Soldier of Napoleon's Imperial Guard from the Italian Campaign. Philippe Henri de Segur was a French officer-an aide de camp-on Napoleon's staff-who served with the Grand Army throughout the Russian Campaign of This made him the ideal author for its history.

He witnessed the early successes of the French and allied armies and the pyrrhic victory of Pages: A masterful and mildly revisionist assessment of Napoleon's disastrous attempt to make Russia a part of his empire. Drawing on archival sources newly translated from the French and German as well as standard references (including Clausewitz), military historian Riehn offers a richly detailed account of a great captain's comeuppance.

Setting the stage with background on the martial. Mapping Time: Illustrated by Minard's Map of Napoleon's Russian Campaign of considers the cartographic challenge of visualizing time on a map. Inspired by graphic innovator Charles Minard’s classic map of France’s disastrous invasion of Russia, this book combines historical and geographic analysis with cartographic visualizations of.

The major part of this book is fairly interesting as Caulaincourt (Master of the Horse), and self-proclaimed devotee of Napoleon describes the trauma and tragedy of the Russian campaign.

His negative views of the campaign are obvious early on, which makes the reader wonder why he stuck around as the army moves farther and farther into Russia/5.Napoleon's Russian Campaign by Count Philippe-Paul de Count Segur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Campaigns of Napoleon - AbeBooks Passion for books.The Campaigns of Napoleon book.

Read 66 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Am now up to about pages on the brink of the disasterous Russian campaign. This book is for the serious Napoleon fan and goes into great detail the military genius of Napoleon.

This is a campaign history of Napoleon as a commander, so /5.