Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “With Napoleon's Guns: The Military Memoirs of an Officer of the First Empire” as Want to Read:
With Napoleon's Guns: The Military Memoirs of an Officer of the First Empire
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

With Napoleon's Guns: The Military Memoirs of an Officer of the First Empire

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  1 review
In 1795 - the year Napoleon Bonaparte was appointed commander-in-chief in Italy - the seventeen-year-old Jean-Nicolas-Auguste Noel entered the Artillery School at Chalons. A year later, with Napoleon proclaiming himself the liberator of Italy, Nodl was appointed second lieutenant in the 8th Regiment of Horse Artillery. Written in 1850, With Napoleon's Guns is his remarkabl ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Greenhill Books (first published June 15th 2005)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about With Napoleon's Guns, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about With Napoleon's Guns

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-17 of 17)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Andrew Knowles
I've given this book four stars because it's well presented and could be an excellent resource for those interested in the Napoleonic wars.

The translated memoirs of an artillery officer from 1795 to 1815, and beyond, it offers a French perspective on the conflicts that wracked Europe in the early nineteenth century. It also offers a French view on Napoleon himself, although it was written many years after his final defeat.

There are clues within the memoirs that Noel, the author, was writing up
...more
Trestone
Trestone is currently reading it
May 10, 2015
Melissa
Melissa marked it as to-read
Mar 07, 2015
Dan Ealy
Dan Ealy marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2015
Steven Pietras
Steven Pietras marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2015
Brooke Silva
Brooke Silva marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2015
Mansoor Azam
Mansoor Azam marked it as to-read
May 30, 2014
Todd
Todd added it
May 13, 2014
Nora
Nora marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2014
Jacek
Jacek marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2014
Ami
Ami marked it as to-read
Sep 20, 2013
Johan
Johan marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2013
Dbx
Dbx marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2013
Erica Cosminsky
Erica Cosminsky marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2013
Ines
Ines marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2010
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book