The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia

The Campaign Of In Russia On June Napoleon s Grande Arm e over men strong poured over the Russian border An equally massive Russian army faced them The ensuing campaign was a catastrophe for Napoleon Althou

  • Title: The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia
  • Author: Carl von Clausewitz
  • ISBN: 9780306806506
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Paperback
  • On June 23, 1812, Napoleon s Grande Arm e, over 500,000 men strong, poured over the Russian border An equally massive Russian army faced them The ensuing campaign was a catastrophe for Napoleon Although the battle of Borodino, which resulted in heavy losses on both sides, allowed Napoleon to enter Moscow, his stay in that empty and decimated city was disastrous By theOn June 23, 1812, Napoleon s Grande Arm e, over 500,000 men strong, poured over the Russian border An equally massive Russian army faced them The ensuing campaign was a catastrophe for Napoleon Although the battle of Borodino, which resulted in heavy losses on both sides, allowed Napoleon to enter Moscow, his stay in that empty and decimated city was disastrous By the time Napoleon had retreated to the Berezina river in late November, his Grande Arm e was only a fifth of its original strength His retreat had become a rout, and his allies began to desert him In this book, Clausewitz analyzes all the significant players with sharp and enlightening characterizations, and provides perhaps the best eyewitness accounts of the battle of Borodino and the Convention of Tauroggen The Campaign of 1812 in Russia is a brilliantly observed study of one of the major turning points of history.

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    1. The Prussian career soldier abandoned Prussian service and went to Russia in disgust at the Pruusian Monarchy's unwillingness to embrace reform and its lack of commitment to fighting against Napoleon. In this book Clausewitz analyses the campaign of 1812 in which he participated in Russian service. It is carefully and precisely written. The personal reflections when the author was involved in troop movements and discussions are the most interesting parts of the book, so for example the famous re [...]

    2. If you're not a Clausewitz scholar, this one isn't going to blow your hair back. The first third of the book is stultifyingly dull, just a catalog of troop movements through a verbal map of anachronistic spellings. The middle portion is more interesting, as Clausewitz gives commentary on strategic thinking and tactical actions of the opposing forces and reveals the outlines of what would later appear in "On War." The final bit of the book is especially interesting as an autobiographical account [...]

    3. -Fuente para generaciones posteriores.-Género. Historia.Lo que nos cuenta. Mezcla de detallado relato de los acontecimientos y breve valoración de los mismos relativa a la invasión de Rusia por parte de Napoleón y su Grande Armée, con especial hincapié en el bando ruso en el que militaba el autor en ese momento.¿Quiere saber más de este libro, sin spoilers? Visite:librosdeolethros/

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