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The Resource 1812 : the Great Retreat, Paul Britten Austin

1812 : the Great Retreat, Paul Britten Austin

Label
1812 : the Great Retreat
Title
1812
Title remainder
the Great Retreat
Statement of responsibility
Paul Britten Austin
Title variation
Great Retreat
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Austin, Paul Britten
Dewey number
940.2/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DC235
LC item number
.A86 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Russia
  • Napoleon
  • France
Label
1812 : the Great Retreat, Paul Britten Austin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 426-450) and index
Contents
  • 'A word unknown in the French Army' -- Borodino revisited -- Getting through at Viazma -- Handmills at Doroghoboui -- Snow -- Disaster at the Wop -- How Witebsk was lost -- Smolensk again -- The icy road to Krasnoie -- The guard strikes back -- 'Marching, marching, marching' -- Ney's amazing exploit
  • The terrible new at Toloczin -- Struggles for the Borissow Bridge -- 'How ever shall we get through?' -- Two fragile bridges -- Partonneaux surrenders -- Holocaust at the Berezina -- Two prisoners -- Cortege through the snows -- The emperor quits -- 'The very air seemed frozen' -- Panic and chaos at Vilna -- Ponari's fatal hill -- Ney's last stand
Control code
ocm35086129
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
464 p.
Isbn
9781853672460
Lccn
96029074
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ABX-3480
Label
1812 : the Great Retreat, Paul Britten Austin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 426-450) and index
Contents
  • 'A word unknown in the French Army' -- Borodino revisited -- Getting through at Viazma -- Handmills at Doroghoboui -- Snow -- Disaster at the Wop -- How Witebsk was lost -- Smolensk again -- The icy road to Krasnoie -- The guard strikes back -- 'Marching, marching, marching' -- Ney's amazing exploit
  • The terrible new at Toloczin -- Struggles for the Borissow Bridge -- 'How ever shall we get through?' -- Two fragile bridges -- Partonneaux surrenders -- Holocaust at the Berezina -- Two prisoners -- Cortege through the snows -- The emperor quits -- 'The very air seemed frozen' -- Panic and chaos at Vilna -- Ponari's fatal hill -- Ney's last stand
Control code
ocm35086129
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
464 p.
Isbn
9781853672460
Lccn
96029074
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ABX-3480

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