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Napoleonic Wars Experience

Napoleonic Wars Experience

Author Richard Holmes
£35.00

Availability: In stock

Hardback
80 pages
266 x 304mm
Published Oct 2006
ISBN 9780233001982
Series: Experience
Book Summary

Napoleon was the colossus of his age. He rose to become one of Revolutionary France's most successful generals, before being crowned emperor in December 1804. Over the next eight years, he fought a series of campaigns, defeating all his continental rivals, though his inability to take command of the sea prevented him from beating Britain. This authoritative book tells the story of the Napoleonic Wars, bringing them to life as never before with 30 items of rare and previously unpublished facsimile memorabilia, which have been specially researched from museum collections around the world.

Author Bio

Professor Richard Holmes is author of a string of bestsellers, most recently Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front . He is author of the international bestseller The D-Day Experience (over 200,000 copies sold) and wrote the top 10 bestsellers Wellington: The Iron Duke and Red Coat. Richard was General Editor of the Oxford Companion to Military History and has presented seven documentary series for the BBC, beginning with "War Walks" and including the recent "In the Footsteps of Churchill".

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