Napoleonic Impressions — Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars

Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Pyotr Bagration

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Pyotr Bagration
The 10th and final part of our series on Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars features Prince Pyotr Bagration, the inspiring Russian commander who fell at Borodino.

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Gerhard von Scharnhorst

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Gerhard von Scharnhorst
Part nine of our series highlighting the careers of ten of the greatest generals of the Napoleonic Wars looks at General Gerhard von Scharnhorst, not only one of the best staff officers of the age, but a military theoretician and army reformer who transformed the Prussian Army and paved the way for Prussia's success in the 'War of German Liberation' of 1813.

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Mikhail Kutuzov

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Mikhail Kutuzov
Part 8 of our series Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars features Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov, best known as supreme commander of the Russian army during the 1812 campaign. Kutuzov features prominently in Tolstoy's War and Peace as a wise and patient commander who embodies the Russian army.

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Part seven of our series on ten greatest generals of the Napoleonic Wars examines the career of Prussian Field Marshal Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher. Blücher was by no means the most skilled battlefield tactician, and relentless aggression was not always welcome, but his drive and determination in the 1813-14 campaigns and his commitment to supporting Wellington at Waterloo wins him a place on this list.

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Louis-Alexandre Berthier

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Ten Greatest Generals of the Napoleonic Wars: Louis-Alexandre Berthier
Part six of our series features Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Napoleon's chief of staff who was responsible for translating Napoleon's ambitious strategic and tactical ideas into orders for subordinate commanders.

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