Events for Friday 2nd December 2011
On This Day in History
Battle of Austerlitz2nd December 1805
The Battle of Austerlitz, also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was Napoleon's greatest victory, where the French Empire effectively crushed Austria, Portugal, Russia, collectively known as the Third Coalition.
(Hardback - 224 pages)
by Ian Castle
In this authoritative and beautifully illustrated new account of Napoleon's greatest victory and the campaign that preceded it, Ian Castle sheds new light on the actions of the commanders and questions the assumptions - and explores the myths - that have shaped our understanding of the event ever since. His… Read more...Only £19.99 at Pen & Sword Books.