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Napoleon in Italy, 1796-1797

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A detailed study of Napoleon's Italian Campaign, providing an analysis of Napoleon's tactics in an effort to outline the structure of the art of war. By comparing his tactics with the responses of opposing commanders, Adlow reveals the impact of physical and emotional factors.

In the Italian Campaign of 1796 we discover in amazing sequence those basic combinations upon whi
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Hardcover, 226 pages
Published 1948 by William J. Rochfort
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Rich
Aug 16, 2012 Rich rated it liked it
This book is comparable to WGF Jackson's Attack in the West, in that it is an older, general survey of Napoleon's first campaign.

One area in which it does not compare favorably with Jackson's book is maps. The mappage (is that a word?) in Attack in the West is far superior, in that it allows the reader to follow the action much more easily.

One nice feature of Napoleon in Italy, though, is that at the end of each major phase of the campaign, there is a chapter titled "In consideration of..." Th
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Aug 11, 2012
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