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Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813 #2020

Napoleon and Berlin The Franco Prussian War in North Germany At a time when Napoleon needed all his forces to reassert French dominance in Central Europe why did he fixate on the Prussian capital of Berlin Instead of concentrating his forces for a decisive sho

  • Title: Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813
  • Author: Michael V. Leggiere
  • ISBN: 9780806133997
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813 By Michael V. Leggiere, At a time when Napoleon needed all his forces to reassert French dominance in Central Europe, why did he fixate on the Prussian capital of Berlin Instead of concentrating his forces for a decisive showdown with the enemy, he repeatedly detached large numbers of troops, under ineffective commanders, toward the capture of Berlin In Napoleon and Berlin, Michael V LeggiereAt a time when Napoleon needed all his forces to reassert French dominance in Central Europe, why did he fixate on the Prussian capital of Berlin Instead of concentrating his forces for a decisive showdown with the enemy, he repeatedly detached large numbers of troops, under ineffective commanders, toward the capture of Berlin In Napoleon and Berlin, Michael V Leggiere explores Napoleon s almost obsessive desire to capture Berlin and how this strategy ultimately lost him all of Germany.Napoleon s motives have remained a subject of controversy from his own day until ours He may have hoped to deliver a tremendous blow to Prussia s war making capacity and morale Ironically, the heavy losses and strategic reverses sustained by the French left Napoleon s Grande Armee vulnerable to an Allied coalition that eventually drove Napoleon from Central Europe forever.

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    1. Fine account of the 1813 campaigns in Saxony with a focus on the role of Prussian general Von B low This is an interesting perspective as B low s career in 1813 touches on several crucial episodes in the Prussian revival of that year.He first played an important role during the three months between the return of Napoleon s shattered army from Russia in December 1812 and the Prussian shift of alliance from France to Russia in March 1813 It shows that apart from walking a tight political rope betw [...]

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