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- The History Press 2015; US$ 15.99
The Scum of the Earth follows the men Wellington called just that from victory at Waterloo to a Regency Britain at war with itself, and explodes some of the myths on the way; such as that the defeat of Napoleon ended the threat of revolution spreading from France. Did the victorious soldiers return to a land fit for heroes? They did not. There was... more...
- Frontline Books 2010; US$ 13.99
In this third volume John H. Gill brings to a close his magisterial study of the 1809 war between Napoleonic France and Habsburg Austria. This final volume begins with the principal armies of both antagonists recuperating on the Danubes banks. As they prepared for the next encounter, important actions were taking place in distant theaters of... more...
- Frontline Books 2012; US$ 11.99
More than a third of a million men set out on that midsummer day of 1812: none can have imagined the terrors and hardships to come. They would be lured all the way to Moscow without having achieved the decisive battle Napoleon sought; and by the time they reached the city their numbers would already have dwindled by more than a third. One of the greatest... more...
- Frontline Books 2012; US$ 10.99
1812: The Great Retreat - the third and final volume in Austins magisterial trilogy - concludes the story of one of historys most disastrous campaigns. The author's previous books brought the Grand Army to the head-on battle at Malo-Jaroslavetz after withdrawing sixty miles from the burnt down capital, and for the first time in his... more...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 9.99
At the gates of Moscow, Napoleon's Grand Army prepares to enter in triumphal procession. But what it finds is a city abandoned by its inhabitants - save only the men who emerge to fan the flames as incendiary fuses hidden throughout the empty buildings of Moscow set the city alight. For three days Moscow burned, while looters dodged the fires to... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 14.99
1813 was a critical year in the world war that ended with the downfall of Napoleon. In a series of major battles, the converging armies of the Sixth Coalition drove the French forces back. This was the year in which the balance of power tipped decisively against Napoleons First Empire, and that is why Jonathon Rileys highly readable and... more...
- Frontline Books 2011; US$ 9.99
On 16 May 1811, the small town of Albuera was the setting for one of the Peninsular Wars most bloody and desperate battles. A combined Spanish, British and Portuguese force of more than 30,000 men, under the command of Lord Beresford, stubbornly blocked the march of the French Field Marshal Soult, who was trying to reach the fortress of Badajoz,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 99.00
A study of the hardening of British public opinion against Bonaparte and an examination of the events that caused it. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49
"I was so weak myself that I could scarcely walk, so I crawled on my hands and knees till I got out of the reach of the enemys musketry. After proceeding for some way I fell in with Lord Wellington and his staff, who seeing me wounded, asked me which regiment I belonged to. I told them the Fortieth, and that I hads been one of the forlorn... more...
- MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 3.99
This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...