Historical Maps of the Napoleonic Wars

Historical Maps of the Napoleonic Wars

Book - 2003
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Based on the unique collection at the Public Record Office at Kew, England, this amazing assortment of more than 100 military maps charts the Napoleonic conflict from its start in 1803 to the defeat at Waterloo in 1815. Each one is beautifully hand drawn, accompanied by a caption explaining its significance. The maps reveal in fascinating detail how the events were plotted out, including the major battles at Trafalgar and Austerlitz. Follow the fighting and clashes in the Eastern Front in Germany, Russia, and Austria; the Southern Front in Spain and Portugal; and the crucial encounters in Belgium. Simon Forty, a highly praised military writer, presents a concise history of both the war and military mapping. This collection is an essential compilation, providing a unmatched insight into the organization of one of the greatest campaigns of all time.
Publisher: London : PRC ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling, c2003
ISBN: 9781856486514
1856486516
Branch Call Number: 940.27 F745h 2003
Characteristics: 1 atlas (144 p.) : maps ; 25 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Swift, Michael

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