1812: The March on Moscow

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Greenhill Books, 1993 - History - 416 pages
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Half a million men crossed the Niemen in Napoleon's ill-fated invasion of Russia. The trials and tribulations of the invading force are captured in eye-witness accounts from over 100 of the participants and make this an unforgettable saga of men moving towards disaster.

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User Review  - John Tarttelin - Goodreads

This is a superb collection of eyewitness accounts of Napoleon's infamous campaign of 1812. All life - and death - is here. It is a testament to the hardships that human beings can endure and to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mick Maye - Goodreads

First of a triology and very enjoyable. Covers the whole gamut of the invasion. Read full review

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Contents

Foreword by David G Chandler
7
Preface
11
Overture to 1812
15
Copyright

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Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1972) was one of Sweden's greatest writers of the twentieth century and is well known for his remarkable The Emigrants (1949), a four-volume epic tale of Swedish immigration to America. Paul Britten Austin is a translator and historian. Gunnar Myrdal (1898-1987) was an acclaimed Swedish economist and politician. He won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1974.

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