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  • Title: Napoleon And His Marshals
  • Author: A.G. Macdonell
  • ISBN: 9781853752223
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Paperback

  • Napoleon And His Marshals By A.G. Macdonell At a time when military commanders in Europe were royal princes and dukes, Napoleon s marshals were often the sons of peasants or clerks And they were usually half the age of their opponents whom they thrashed soundly with almost monotonous regularity This is the story of Ney, Murat, Soult, Davout, Bernadotte, Massena, Lannes, Marmont, and Augereau It took, for instanceAt a time when military commanders in Europe were royal princes and dukes, Napoleon s marshals were often the sons of peasants or clerks And they were usually half the age of their opponents whom they thrashed soundly with almost monotonous regularity This is the story of Ney, Murat, Soult, Davout, Bernadotte, Massena, Lannes, Marmont, and Augereau It took, for instance, only 23 days for the entire Prussian army to be defeated and one of the French marshals, Augereau, had the pleasure of taking prisoner the feared Prussian Guards, a regiment he had deserted 20 years earlier in order to become a dancing master A.G Macdonell is also the author of England, their England.
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    Commentaires:

    'Aussie Rick'
    I recently finished reading a 1934 hardback edition of A.G MacDonell s Napoleon and his Marshals Bearing in mind that this book was first published over 70 years ago I found it immensely enjoyable It does not offer a detailed account of Napoleon s great battles nor in depth detail of movements, strategy tactics but offers an interesting insight into the men Napoleon created as Marshals during his reign over the battlefields of Europe I would have liked to have read of the battles of Eylau and F [...]

    Simon Binning
    I am always wary of reading old history books new information appears all the time, interpretations change, and old writing styles can be difficult This book is a delightful exception Originally published in 1934, it is written in a very light way, and is never stuffy or dry indeed at times it is almost gossipy, sometimes very funny.It does exactly what the title suggests rather than rehashing a biography of Napoleon, it looks at the lives of his marshals, his relationship with them, and, perhap [...]

    Bryan Slater
    A favourite first read my Dad s copy when a schoolboy The sort of stuff that woukld really engage a teenage boy the rise and rise of a very young military officer to become the dictator of europe And the bunch of officers he promoted to be the Marechals of his empre Now, looking back a long long way I can see it is a bitter sweet story the continual striving for one final victory that in the end lead to Russia, and so to the abdications, Waterloo and exile Not many of the marshals did have a hap [...]

    Ye mon Kyaw
    In our country every people said when giving example about Time like that napoleon lose the Waterloo because of does not have time to counter attack to England and napoleon pray to the god to give the time , yep this is word of mouth you will see the true in this book how France and Napoleon won the battle and how they lose in this book

    Dergrossest
    A good, brief review of the most famous of Napoleon s generals The excellent Davout, the flamboyant Murat, the brave Lannes, the doltish Ney, the annoying Bernadotte and many others all get their 15 minutes of new fame here A good place to start if you are interested in the Napoleonic wars.

    Vikas Datta
    A wonderful account of the lives and careers of a disparate but gifted band of men that made Europe quake

    Jansen Wee
    A wonderfully readable piece of historical work

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