NAPOLEON & AUSTERLITZ, EPIC ULM-AUTERLITZ CAMPAIGN by BOWDEN/FRANCE/BIG 1997 1st

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NAPOLEON AND AUSTERLITZ : AN UNPRECEDENTEDLY DETAILED COMBAT STUDY OF NAPEOLEON'S EPIC ULM-AUSTERLITZ CAMPAIGNS OF 1805. BY SCOTT BOWDEN. "THE GLORY YEARS" OF 1805-1807. VOLUME 1. ARMIES OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS RESEARCH SERIES. Chicago, Illinois : The Emperor's Press, 1997. First Edition. Scarce.
A solid and attractive scarce book.
From the dust jacket: "Ten years before the legendary Battle of Waterloo, the monarchs of England, Russia and Austria united to form a coalition of allied forces designed to defeat by might of arms the 'usurper' of the throne of France, Napoleon Bonaparte. Before the Russian and Austrian armies could unite, Napoleon boldly led his superbly-trained Grande Armee into central Europe--a famous march that signaled the beginning of three years of momentous campaigns in Austria, Germany and Poland that forever left their indelible mark upon history. The first of those resulting campaigns, known as the Ulm-Austerlitz campaigns of 1805, are the subject of this massive, landmark study. In NAPEOLEON AND AUSTERLITZ, historian Scott Bowden brings to life the exciting, comprehensive and detailed study of Napoleon's greatest strategic triumph--Ulm--and his most impressive battlefield victory--Austerlitz. Skilfully and painstakingly drawing upon a vast array of historical sources, including the French, Austrian
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