Events for Thursday 7th February 2013


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Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Eylau

7th February 1807

French forces fight an inconclusive battle against Russian and Prussian forces in Eastern Prussia. Christopher Summerville's gripping account of this bitterly fought clash and of Napoleon's subsequent triumph at Friedland is the first extensive study of the campaign to be published for a century.

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Napoleon's Polish Gamble
(Hardback - 192 pages)
by Christopher Summerville

Napoleon's 1807 campaign against the Russians came close to being his first defeat. At Eylau the Emperor was outnumbered by the army of the Russian commander Bennigsen, yet he accepted battle. His reputation was saved by the flamboyant Murat, who led one of the greatest cavalry charges in history. Christopher… Read more...

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