By Owen Connelly
Beginning with a comic strip of Napoleon's formative years, the ebook progresses to his command of artillery at Toulon and the "whiff of grapeshot" in Paris that netted him regulate of the military of Italy, the place his amazing functionality catapulted him to popularity. the writer vividly lines Napoleon's campaigns as a common of the French Revolution and emperor of the French, knowledgeably examining each one battle's successes and screw ups. the writer depicts Napoleon's "art of conflict" as a process of attractive the enemy, watching for him to screw up, improvising a plan at the spot-and successful. faraway from detracting from Bonaparte's popularity, his error relatively made him a very good common, a "natural" who relied on his instinct and skill to learn battlefields and his enemy to win. Exploring this overlooked element of Napoleon's battlefield genius, Connelly while bargains stirring and entire bills of all of the Napoleonic campaigns.
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Blundering to Glory: Napoleon's Military Campaigns by Owen Connelly