NAPOLEON: THE END OF GLORY
352pp., 20 illuys., 6 maps, P.B. 2016. The dramatic two years that led to Napoleon’s abdication in 1814. In 1813 the massive battle of Leipzig – the bloodiest in modern history before the first day of the Somme – forced his armies back to the Rhine. The next year, after a brilliant campaign against overwhelming odds, Napoleon was forced to abdicate and exiled to Elba.