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Napoleon"s men

Alan I. Forrest

Napoleon"s men

the soldiers of the Revolution and Empire

by Alan I. Forrest

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Published by Hambledon and London in London, UK, New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France. -- Armée -- History -- 19th century,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Personal narratives, French,
  • Soldiers -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • France -- History, Military -- 1789-1815

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan Forrest.
    GenrePersonal narratives, French.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC226.5 .F67 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 248 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17890104M
    ISBN 101852852690
    LC Control Number2006287003

    Kielland also provides insights into members of the Bonaparte and Beauharnais families and their two-way relationships with Napoleon. This would divide your force and expose you to be turned. StatlerEdward W. Having accomplished this object, an army of observation should be placed behind the natural obstacle, until the trenches are finished and the place taken.

    Napoleon's greatest crime, however, is his complete transformation into Jones — although Napoleon is a much more harsh and stern master than the reader is led to believe Jones ever was. A single battalion sometimes decides the day. Maxim XIX. However, with his departure morale dropped significantly, and in Vilna the soldiers fared little better. He was only 51 years old.

    Maxim X. Nothing is so important in war as an undivided command; for this reason, when war is carried on against a single power, there should be only Napoleons men book army, acting upon one base, and conducted by one chief. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Press on! By his ability alone he everywhere established an equilibrium: the enemy, surprised in his cantonments, with his troops scattered over a circuit of twenty leagues, was compelled to engage before his forces were united; and finally, to fight the last battle in a position in which his total ruin was inevitable had he been beaten. The winter of became an unusually cold and bitter one.


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In a comic scene, Napoleon's carriage searched desperately for the French minister's residence in the dark city for several hours. Nothing can excuse a general who takes advantage of the knowledge acquired in the service of his country, to deliver up her frontier and her towns to foreginers.

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Maxim XLIX. Great extremities require extraordinary resolution. Kutuzov, aware of the increasingly superior position of his own troops, organised an ambush by Russian troops of Murat's advance guard. Other offers may also be available.

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After crossing the Rhine on a boat, Napoleon set off again at 7pm, finally in French territory. On the 27th November, 50, men led by Ney, Oudinot and Victor crossed the Berezina near the small village of Studienka; the small Russian force there to meet them had no chance of preventing their crossing.

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We are sort of the lost and found department of military manuals and articles on the web. When the conquest of a country is undertaken by two or three armies, which have each their separate line of operation, until they arrive at a point fixed upon for their concentration, it should be laid down as a principle, Napoleons men book the union of these different corps should never take place near the enemy: because the enemy, in uniting his forces, may not only prevent this junction, but may beat Napoleons men book armies in detail.

In mountain warfare, the assailant has always the disadvantage; even in offensive warfare in the open field, the great secret consists in defensive combats, and in obliging the enemy to attack. A general should never put his army into cantonments when he has the means of collecting supplies of forage and provisions, and of thus providing for the wants of the soldier in the field.

Besides, retreats always cost more men and materiel than the most bloody engagements; with this difference, that in a battle the enemy's loss is nearly equal to your own--whereas in a retreat the loss is on your side only.

Plans of campaign may be modified, ad infinitum, according to circumstances -- the genius of the general, the character of the troops, and the topography of the theater of action.

Maxim III. Those natural positions which are ordinarily met with are not sufficient to protect an army against superior numbers without recourse to art. Thus this column either loses time upon emergency, in waiting for orders, or it will act without them, and at hazard.

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