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1805: Austerlitz by Robert Goetz

Revealing new study of Napoleon's greatest victory. Dispels many of the myths surrounding the famous 'battle of the three emperors'. Brought to life with numerous eyewitness accounts The Battle of Austerlitz is almost universally regarded as the most impressive of Napoleon's many victories. The magnitude of the French achievement against a larger army was unprecedented. In this insightful new study the author analyses the planning of the opposing forces and details the course of the battle hour by hour, describing the fierce see-saw battle around Sokolnitz, the epic struggle for the Pratzen Heights, the dramatic engagement between the legendary Lannes and Bagration in the north, and the widely misunderstood clash of Napoleon's Imperial Guard and Alexander's Imperial Leib-Guard. The author has produced a detailed and balanced assessment of the battle that for the first time places familiar French accounts in their proper perspective and exposes many myths regarding the battle that have been perpetuated and even embellished in recent books. With 1805: Austerlitz, the reader is left with a new appreciation of Napoleon and his Grande Armee of 1805, an army that decisively defeated not a hapless relic of the ancien regime but rather a formidable professional army that had fought the French armies on equal terms five years earlier.

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GOR003201844
1805: Austerlitz by Robert Goetz
Robert Goetz
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Greenhill Books
2005-08-15
368
1853676446
9781853676444
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