Osprey's exam of 1 of the main an important battles of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Austerlitz used to be the conflict that verified Napoleon's attractiveness: a vintage instance of the general's masterly use of deception to trap his enemy right into a conscientiously devised seize. starting with the daring and crushing improve of the French military from the Rhine to the Danube, David Chandler describes the envelopment of Mack's military at Ulm, the manoeuvres to Austerlitz and the counter-attack that led to the decisive defeat for the Austro-Russian military. first-class assessment illustrations of the battlefield at Austerlitz complement the textual content by means of sincerely exhibiting the activities of the opposing armies.

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