The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia (2020)

The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia Carl von Clausewitz 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: 390
  • Format: Paperback
The Campaign Of 1812 In Russia Carl von Clausewitz 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. Jan-Maat

    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 retre [...]

  2. Christopher

    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 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 of Clause [...]

  3. Olethros

    Fuente para generaciones posteriores G nero Historia.Lo que nos cuenta Mezcla de detallado relato de los acontecimientos y breve valoraci n de los mismos relativa a la invasi n de Rusia por parte de Napole n y su Grande Arm e, con especial hincapi en el bando ruso en el que militaba el autor en ese momento Quiere saber m s de este libro, sin spoilers Visite librosdeolethros

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