By Jonathon Riley
In specific, he makes a speciality of the operation of the 6th Coalition - Austria, Prussia, Russia, the uk, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and the smaller German states. This was once the prototype of all uneasy smooth coalitions, with their afflicted command relationships, disagreements on method and operations, and clashing political pursuits. whilst, he reassesses the functionality of Napoleon himself who used to be additionally an alliance commander, for his armies incorporated not just Frenchmen but in addition Poles, Danes, Italians, Germans and a bunch of different contingents.
In picture element he covers the 1813 campaigns, that have acquired much less cognizance than these of 1812 and 1814/15 although all of the decisive moments got here in 1813 – shop for one: Waterloo.
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1813: Empire at Bay: The Sixth Coalition and the Downfall of Napoleon by Jonathon Riley