MARENGO: THE VICTORY THAT PLACED THE CROWN ON NAPOLEON’S HEAD

CROWDY (T.)

D120

£25.00

320pp., 22 illus. 2018. Unexpectedly attacked, Napoleon’s army fought one of the most intense battles of the French Revolutionary Wars. Forced to retreat, and threatened with encirclement, Napoleon saved his reputation with a daring counterattack, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat.