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LEJEUNE VOLUME 2. THE NAPOLEONIC WARS THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF AN OFFICER ON BERTHIER'S STAFF
Author: Louis-François Lejeune

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Leonaur 2007 Paperback 216mm x 140mm 244 pages .

LEJEUNE VOLUME 2. THE NAPOLEONIC WARS THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF AN OFFICER ON BERTHIER'S STAFF

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Soldier special agent prisoner escapee the further adventures of Lejeune In this second volume of Lejeune's memoirs he is despatched by Napoleon to Spain to investigate and report on the state of French forces there and on the general progress of the war. While there he finds himself running the gauntlet through a country where guerrilla bands and the entire populace seek his destruction. Eventually he is ambushed captured and barely escapes execution before being shipped to England as a prisoner of war. A thrilling escape returns Lejeune to France in time to join Napoleon at Borodino and the disastrous retreat from Moscow. He returns once again to the army to take part in the final battles that led to the defeat of France. This is a beautifully crafted memoir that deserves its place as one of the great literary works of the age of Napoleon. Note that this book is also available as a hbk contact us for price.

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Author Louis-François Lejeune
Publisher Leonaur
ISBN 9781846771668
Date of Publication 2007
Edition Reprint
Binding Paperback
Book Size 216mm x 140mm
Number of pages 244
Images N/A
Language English Text
SKU MBN11015

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