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Campaign #087: Lutzen & Bautzen 1813

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Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812 during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Napoleon found himself facing a new coalition of his old enemies. With incredible speed he raised an army of 200,000 men and marched to join the remnants of the old Grande Armee in Germany. However, he no longer faced the brittle enemies of 1805 and 1806 and at Lützen on 2 May the inexperience of his new army began to show. Faulty reconnaissance by raw cavalry allowed Ney’s Corps to be surprised by Wittgenstein’s Russians. This book describes the last realistic chance Napoleon had to regain his empire by defeating the allies in Germany before Austria stirred and the tide turned even more against him.

Synopsis:

Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812, Napoleon faced a new coalition of his old enemies. This title examines the campaign at Lutzen that led to the climactic battle of Leipzig, one of the key battles of the Napoleonic wars.

About the Author

Peter Hofschröer is a qualified historian and linguist specialising in the Napoleonic Wars. His two volume work 1815: The Waterloo Campaign received the 1999 Napoleonic Society of America Literary Award. He is a well-known contributor to various academic and hobby magazines, is a fellow of the International Napoleonic Society and has been twice awarded the Bismarck Memorial Medal. His previous works include Campaign 25 Leipzig 1813.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781855329942
Author:
Hofschroer, Peter
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Hook, Christa
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Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-General History
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Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Campaign
Series Volume:
087
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.70x7.18x.34 in. .76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812, Napoleon faced a new coalition of his old enemies. This title examines the campaign at Lutzen that led to the climactic battle of Leipzig, one of the key battles of the Napoleonic wars.
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