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1812 The Great Retreat : Told by the Survivors
by Paul Britten Austin
Hardcover - 488 pages (November )
Greenhill Press; ISBN: 1853672467
 
1812 : Napoleon in Moscow
by Paul Britten Austin
Hardcover - 272 pages
Greenhill Press; ISBN: 185367195

1812 : Napoleon's Invasion of Russia
by Paul Britten Austin
(Paperback)

1815 The Waterloo Campaign : Wellington, His German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras
by Peter Hofschroer
Listed under Waterloo

The Anatomy of Glory : Napoleon and His Guard : A Study in Leadership
by Henry Lachouque, Anne S. K. Brown, John R. Elting (Introduction)
Hardcover - 764 pages 4th edition
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 1853672645

Aspern & Wagram 1809: Mighty clash of Empires
(Campaign 33)
The 1809 campaign on the Danube was to break the spell of Napoleon's invincibility. Indeed Wagram the largest battle in history at the time was Napoleon's revenge for his first personal defeat on the battlefield at Aspern Essling. In gaining this revenge the French commander was not wholly successful. Although the French won the battle as the Austrians eventually quit the field, the victory was an extremely hollow one. Both these epic battles are expertly described by Ian Castle, chronicling the many changes of fortune as each side captured, lost, then recaptured key positions. 
 

Atlas for Wars of Napoleon
by Thomas Griess (Editor), Edward Krasnaborski (Illustrator)
Paperback - 70 pages (October 1986)
Avery Pub Group; ISBN: 0895293013
 
Austerlitz 1805 : Battle of the 3 Emperors (Campaign Series, 2)
by David G., Dr Chandler. Paperback
This all-new volume chronicles the events that climaxed on the field of Austerlitz in one of the most famous battles of history. Not only was it the first campaign Napoleon waged as Emperor of France, but also the first great test for his Grande Armée. The Emperor himself regarded it as his greatest victory and it undoubtedly won him a mastery of Europe that would remain unbroken for almost a decade. Most accounts of the campaign have until now been based almost exclusively on French sources, but following extensive research in the Austrian archives Ian Castle is now able to provide a far more balanced account of Austerlitz. 
Paperback (March )
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1841761362
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Austrian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1) : Infantry (Men-At-Arms Series, 176)
by Philip Haythornethwaite
Listed under Napoleonic Uniforms

Bajadoz 1812 : Wellington's Bloodiest Siege (Campaign Series, 65)
by Ian Fletcher
Paperback - 96 pages (November )
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855329573

Blundering to Glory : Napoleon's Military Campaigns
by Owen Connelly
Paperback - 254 pages Rev edition (March )
Scholarly Resources; ISBN: 0842027807

Borodino-The Moskova: The Battle for the Redoubts
by F. G. Hourtoulle
Hardcover - 144 pages
Histoire & Collections; ISBN: 2908182963

Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon 1807-1815
by Rory Muir
(Hardcover)

Bloody Albuera: The 1811 Campaign In the Peninsular
by Ian Fletcher
Hardcover: 128 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.57 x 12.57 x 9.28 
Publisher: Crowood Pr;
ISBN: 1861263724 

British Sieges of the Peninsular War
by Frederick Myatt
Hardcover
 


The Campaign of 1812 in Russia
by Carl Von Clausewitz
Paperback
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306806509

Campaigns of Napoleon : The Mind and Method of History's Greatest Soldier
by David G. Chandler
Hardcover - 1172 pages (March 1973)
MacMillan Pub Co; ISBN: 0025236601

The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier
by Jakob Walter, Marc Raeff (Editor)
Paperback Reprint edition (February 1993)
Penguin USA
(Paper); ISBN: 0140165592

Dreams of Empire: Napoleon and the First World War, 1792-1814
by Paul Fregosi
Hardcover: 373 pages
Carol Pub Group; ISBN: 1559720360; (September 1990)

Eggmuhl 1809 : Storm over Bavaria (Osprey Military Campaign Series, 56)
by Ian Castle.
Paperback (April )

Ensign In the Peninsular War: The Letters Of John Aitchison
by John Aitchison
Paperback

Glorious Contentment : The Grand Army of the Republic, 1865-1900
Stuart McConnell
Paperback - 322 pages Reprint edition
Univ of North Carolina Pr; ISBN: 0807846287

A History of the Peninsular War: September 1809 to December 1810: Ocana, Cadiz, Bussaco, Torres Vedras (Vol 3: Sept 1809 to Dec 1810)
by Charles William Chadwick Oman
(Hardcover)
 


How Far from Austerlitz? : Napoleon 1805-1815
by Alistair Horne
Paperback - 464 pages
Griffin Trade Paperback; ISBN: 0312187246

A History of the Peninsular War : October 1811 to August 31, 1812, Valencia, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Madrid
by Charles Oman
Hardcover: 688 pages
Greenhill Press; ISBN: 1853672254;
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In the Legions of Napoleon: The Memiors of a Polish Officer in Spain and Russia, 1808-1813
by Heinrich Von Brandt, Jonathan North (Translator)
A superb evocation of life in Napoleons armies A classic account of the Peninsular War and the 1812 invasion of Russia These superb memoirs, never before published in English, are some of the finest to have emerged from the Napoleonic Wars. They recount the adventures of a man who, by the time he was twenty-five, had marched from Madrid to Moscow and had been severely wounded on three separate occasions. From 1808 to 1812 he was caught up in Napoleons attempt to subjugate Spain, fighting in battles, sieges (including the siege of Saragossa) and hunting and being hunted by merciless bands of guerrillas. In 1812 his unit was ordered to take part in the invasion of Russia. Crossing the Niemen 3,000 strong, his regiment and was completely destroyed in the epic retreat from Moscow.
Hardcover - 304 pages (November 1, )
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 1853673803

The Lines of Torres Vedras : The Cornerstone of Wellington's Strategy in the Peninsular War 1809-1812
by John Grehan
(Hardcover)
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Jena, Auerstaedt : The Triumph of the Eagle
by F.-G. Houtoulle, F. G. Hourtoulle
Hardcover - 144 pages (March )
Histoire & Collections; ISBN: 2908182769

Marengo 1800 : Napoleon's Day of Fate (Campaign Series, 70)
by David Hollins, Christa Hook (Illustrator)
Paperback - 112 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855329654

A Military History and Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars
by Vincent J. Esposito, John R. Elting
A superb historical atlas that is a seminal work and provides a comprehensive overview of the battles and campaigns between 1796 and1815. The 169 maps chart the course of twelve crucial campaigns including Marengo, Austerlitz, and Borodino. It illustrates Napoleon's concept of war, his grasp of strategy, and his complete mastery of battlefield tactics. The Publisher
Hardcover - 400 pages Revised edition
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal; ISBN: 1853673463

Napoleon: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives Series.)
by Paul Johnson
Hardcover: 190 pages
Viking Press; ISBN: 0670030783; (May 9, )

Napoleon : An Intimate Account of the Years of Supremacy : 1800-1814
by Claude-Francois Meneval, et al
(Hardcover - October 1992)

Napoleon and Austerlitz
by Scott Bowden
Hardcover - 560 pages (March )
Emperor's Pr; ISBN: 0962665576

Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813 (Campaigns and Commanders, 1)
by Michael V. Leggiere
(Hardcover)

Napoleon and His Marshals
by A.G. MacDonell
Paperback
Trafalgar Square; ISBN: 1853752223

Napoleon at Bay 1814 (Napoleonic Library, 26)
by F. Loraine Petre
Hardcover: 240 pages
Greenhill Press; ISBN: 1853671630; (March )
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Napoleon at Leipzig : The Battle of Nations 1813
by George Nafziger
Hardcover - 368 pages
Emperors Headquarters; ISBN: 1883476100
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Napoleon's Conquest of Prussia 1806 (Napoleonic Library)
by F. Loraine Petre
Hardcover: 344 pages
Greenhill Press; ISBN: 1853671452; (July 1993)

Napoleon's Cuirassiers & Carabininers (Men-At-Arms Series, No 64)
Emir Bukhari
Listed under Napoleonic Uniforms
 


Napoleon's Invasion of Russia
by George F. Nafziger, David Chandler

Paperback - 704 pages
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416617

Napoleon's Lost Fleet: Bonaparte, Nelson, and the Battle of the Nile
by Laura Foreman, et al
On August 1, 1798, Admiral Horatio Nelson and the British navy sailed into Abukir Bay, Egypt. After months of searching the Mediterranean Sea, Nelson finally had the French fleet cornered. Disregarding naval convention, Nelson readied his fleet for battle even though it was nearing evening. By the end of the next day, the French fleet was in tatters and Napoleon's flagship, the enormous Orient, had exploded with such fury that fewer than 100 of the 1,000 or so men aboard her survived. Nelson and his "Band of Brothers" had achieved a spectacular victory in what Patrick O'Brian called "the best naval battle of the millennium." 

Napoleon's Lost Fleet recounts the story of the Battle of the Nile and the underwater archaeological expedition to the remains of the Orient in Abukir Bay. Lavishly illustrated, full of informative sidebars, the book careens around from topic to topic like Nelson chasing the French fleet around the Mediterranean--highlighting Napoleon, Josephine, Egyptian art, naval life, Nelson, and even Emma Hamilton. Short shrift is given to the valiant Comte de Brueys, the French admiral, who dreaded meeting the English fleet but was stranded waiting for orders from Napoleon--100 miles away in Cairo. Those caveats aside, Napoleon's Lost Fleet is a remarkably handsome volume, and the history--though haphazardly presented--is sound and accessible. Naval historians will find little new here, but armchair sea dogs and Aubrey-Maturin fans will enjoy the anecdotes, maps, and salty narrative. Anglophiles may wish to adopt an alternate title: Nelson Trounces the French, Act 1. --Sunny Delaney - Amazon.com
Hardcover: 216 pages
Discovery Books; ISBN: 1563318318;

Napoleon's Regiments : Battle Histories of the Regiments of the French Army, 1792-1815
by Digby George Smith
(Hardcover)

Napoleonic Uniforms
by John Elting
Listed under Napoleonic Uniforms

Private Journal Of Judge-Advocate Larpent: Attached To the Headquarters Of Lord Wellington During the Peninsular War From 1812 To Its Close
by Francis Larpent
Written by a JAG attached to the Duke of Wellington's army whose assignment was to reform the force's disciplinary system, this frank memoir is full of colorful anecdotes.
Hardcover
Publisher: Spellmount Ltd; (April 1, )

Recollections of an Old 52nd Man by John Dobbs
Book Description: Facsimile edition of an exceedingly rare and important Peninsular War memoir. The author makes a very convincing claim to have been the last British casualty of the campaign, and provides new detail on life in Wellington's army.
Hardcover
Publisher: Spellmount Ltd; (April 1, )

Salamanca 1812 : Wellington Crushes Marmont (Campaign Series 48)
by Ian Fletcher.
Paperback: 96 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855326043; (November )
 


Swords Around a Throne : Napoleon's Grande Armee
by John Robert Elting
Paperback - 784 pages (April )
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306807572

Vittoria 1813 (Osprey Military Campaign Series, 59)
by Ian Fletcher
Paperback: 96 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855327392; (November )

Weapons & Equipment of the Napoleonic Wars
by Philip J. Haythornthwaite
Listed under Napoleonic Uniforms

With Napoleon in Russia : The Illustrated Memoirs of Faber Du Faur, 1812
by Jonathan North (Editor), Christian Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur
(Textbook Binding)

Who Was Who in the Napoleonic Wars
by Philip J. Haythornthwaite
Hardcover - 320 pages
Arms & Armour; ISBN: 1854093916

In the Peninsula With a French Hussar: Memoirs Of the War Of the French In Spain
by Albert De Rocca Hardcover
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In the Service of the King: The Letters Of William Thornton Keep, At Home, Walcheren and In the Peninsula, 1808-1814
by William Keep
Book Description: These are the previously unpublished letters of William Thornton Keep who served with the 77th Regiment at Walcheren and the 28th Regiment in the Peninsula, including graphic accounts of the battle of Maya and St. Pierre where the author was wounded by a ball that entered his mouth, broke his jaw, and lodged in his neck. William Thornton Keep lived to be 92 years old.
Hardcover
Publisher: Howell Pr; edition

The Recollections Of Rifleman Harris
by Christopher Hibbert
Paperback

Wellington In India
by Jac Weller
Paperback

Wellington In the Peninsula by Jac Weller
Paperback

The Letters Of Private Wheeler: 1809-1828
by B.H. Liddell Hart
Publisher: Interlink Pub Group;
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Napoleon and Iberia: The Twin Sieges Of Ciudad Rodrigo and Almeida, 1810
by Donald Horward
Hardcover
Publisher: Greenhill Press;
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Adventures In the Rifle Brigade
by John Kincaid
Book Description: The real life memoirs of the man who inspired the famous "Sharpe" novels and films. The text is informative and perceptive, containing hard fact mixed with humor, and a vivid portrayal of battle in the Napoleonic Wars with one of the most famous regiments in the British army. From the seesaw campaigns in the Peninsula to the field of Waterloo, an insightful and entertaining read. This is a facsimile edition of the 1835 book with a new introduction by Ian Fletcher. 
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Die Hard! : Famous Napoleonic Battles
by David J. Haythornthwaite
Paperback - 256 pages
Cassell Academic; ISBN: 0304352055
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