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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

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Unknown Binding, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1985 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Raphael Bernardo
Well written. Nice short book on Napoleon in 1812.
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This is a great supplemental book for those interested in studying the Napoleonic Wars. It's not a good overview, but it will color in many details you might not get in another book attempting to encompass the whole period.
John
A well written, concise, and entertaining overview of Napoleon's disastrous campaign in Russia.
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Decent read. I enjoyed it.
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