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Description - The Fall of Napoleon: Volume 1, The Allied Invasion of France, 1813-1814 by Michael V. Leggiere

This book tells the story of the invasion of France at the twilight of Napoleon's empire. With more than a million men under arms throughout central Europe, Coalition forces poured over the Rhine River to invade France between late November 1813 and early January 1814. Three principal army groups drove across the great German landmark, smashing the exhausted French forces that attempted to defend the eastern frontier. In less than a month, French forces ingloriously retreated from the Rhine to the Marne; Allied forces were within one week of reaching Paris. This book provides the first complete English-language study of the invasion of France along a front that extended from Holland to Switzerland.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521875424
ISBN-10: 0521875420
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 43mm)
Pages: 706
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael V. Leggiere

Dr Michael V. Leggiere is an Associate Professor of History at the University of North Texas. His book, Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813 (2002), won the Societe Napoleonienne Internationale's 2002 Literary Award. In 2005, he received the Societe Napoleonienne Internationale Legion of Merit Award for Outstanding Contributions to Napoleonic Studies.