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Napoleon"s Polish gamble Eylau & Friedland 1807 by C. J. Summerville

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821. -- Military leadership.,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia.,
  • Friedland, Battle of, Pravdinsk, Kaliningradskai︠a︡ oblastʹ, Russia, 1807,
  • Eylau, Battle of, Bagrationovsk, Russia, 1807.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChristopher Summerville.
SeriesCampaign chronicles
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22716768M
ISBN 10184415260X

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