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Napoleon's invasion of Russia occupied only six months, June to December 1812, but during that period nearly 500,000 men died. At the start Napoleon was at the height of his power, at the end at his nadir.
Why did he invade Russia? Why, in spite of his early successes and the capture of Moscow, did he fail?
Nigel Nicolson writes that he wanted to "...examine the story afre...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 1st 1985 by HarperCollins Publishers
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