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  • Spanish Guerillas
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    Napoleon and the Spanish Resistance Throughout time, the military has been considered one of the key features in a civilization. It has been considered the heart and soul of many countries and empires and has been the center of many cultures. Throughout history we have seen many military leaders and military powers. We have seen military techniques and technology change as we progress. Our schools are filled with legends of great war heroes and hard-fought battles. One such hero is Napoleon Bona...
  • Historical Account Of The Napoleonic Wars
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    Leo Tolstoy's novel, War and Peace, contains three kinds of material, a historical account of the Napoleonic wars, the biographies of fictional characters, and a set of essays about the philosophy of history. Critics from the 1860's to the present have wondered how these three parts cohere, and many have faulted Tolstoy for including the lengthy essays, but readers continue to respond to them with undiminished enthusiasm. The work's historical portions narrate the campaign of 1805 leading to Nap...
  • Law And The Military Organization
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    The machine gun mechanized war. Artillery and gas mechanized war. They were the hardware of the war, the tools. But they were only proximately the mechanism of the slaughter. The ultimate mechanism was a method of organization-anachronistically speaking, a software package. 'The basic lever,' the writer Gil Elliot comments, 'was the conscription law, which made vast numbers of men available for military service. The civil machinery which ensured the carrying out of this law, and the military org...
  • Napoleon's Army
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    Napoleon INapoleon's life was a very interesting one. Starting a poor boy, hated by most, rising to rule a huge empire, and then finally being destroyed by his own arrogance and ending his life humbled, remembering what he had doe, and leaving it all in his memoirs for the world to read. Napoleon was born in 1769, on the Island of Corsica. His parents, Carlo andLetizia Bonaparte, were poor nobles. When Napoleon was just 10 years old, his father helped to get him a mathematical scholarship to a m...
  • Napoleons Invasion Of Russia
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    Napoleon was born on August 15th, 1769 in Ajaccio (Capital of Corsica) which is an island 70 miles west of Italy. His parents were Carlo Bonaparte and Letizia Ra molino. They got married when Carlo was 18 and Letizia was 14, this was in 1764. Letizia was the one who was always putting food on the table, Carlo was way to lazy. His father was interested in politics. Napoleon got sent to military school (Brienne Military Academy) in 1778. He hated it; his peers were constantly making fun of him. Th...
  • Napoleon's Achievements In Germany And Italy
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    In 1797, Napoleon Bonaparte became first consul after overthrowing the Directory and establishing the Consulate. He had many achievements for France under educational, financial, administrative, legal and religious reforms. However, these achievements are often exaggerated. Napoleon was indeed the 'heir' of the revolution as he completed much of the work that the revolution had started, such as the creation of a Civil Code and the reforming of the education system. Despite this, he also destroye...
  • Russian Army
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    War and Peace The famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy wrote "War and Peace" in 1865. It is a story about the lives of the Russian royal family from 1805 to 1815. This book depicts things and events that happened during the war. The novel describes the war with Napoleon in which many countries were involved such as Russia, Austrian, Prussia, Spain, Sweden, and Britain. However, the novel mainly focuses on Russia. It reflects the different views and participation in the war of Russian aristocracy. S...
  • Climax Of Pierre Story
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    The book War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a story about the lives of the Russian royal family from 1805 to 1815. This book describes things and events that happened during the war. The story begins at a cocktail party being held at the home of Anna Pavolvna in St. Petersburg. Most of the action, however takes place in Moscow, at the home of the Rostov family, and the battle front in the war with Napoleon. Their are the good people and the bad people. The good people being Natasha Rostov, a teenag...
  • Commanders In The Civil War
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    To what extent was the American Civil War, the first modern war The Great War witnessed a significant departure from the Napoleonic tactics and technology familiar to contemporary European military thinkers. Although the defining factor remains ambiguous, there is a tacit acceptance that the First World War epitomizes the modern war. It was a conflict of mass armies waged with highly efficient weaponry, which, coupled with the absolute pursuit of victory, eroded the pseudo-chivilaric concepts wh...
  • Importance Of Education By Napoleon
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    SHOULD NAPOLEON BE CONSIDERED AS A HERO? Napoleon who was borned in 1769 at Ajaccio became the most important leader in France after the French Revolution. Napoleon is often described as being ruled by his ego. Largely it was because he did not inherit his position, but achieved it by aggressively pursuing. He considered himself as the man who had completed the Revolution. By this he meant that the revolution reached to its basic goal and it was time to consolidate the gains from it. 'We have fi...
  • French Revolutionary And Napoleonic Wars
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    Napoleon was born at a time when society was changing very quickly during the French revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. This was a time of opportunity for a person with his talents ambitions. The old rules and ways of doing thing were gone and new society had not taken place yet. Napoleon was in the ideal position to benefit from this uncertainty. He was a soldier with revolutionary ideas but also had a burning drive to b...
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
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    Napoleon Bonaparte attended military school in france, graduating as an artillery officer. As he continues gaining power and winning war after war his marriage with Joesaphine was loosing pasi on. In the end Napoleon was beaten and exiled to island of Elba, where he prepared troops and marched back to Paris. Bonaparte was born in 1769 on the island of Corsica. He attended a military school in FRance and every day he would trade his sandwiches for military rations. After graduating he became one ...

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