Napoleon’s Imperial Headquarters (1)

Organization and Personnel

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Napoleon’s Imperial Headquarters (1)

Organization and Personnel

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Osprey's detailed study of the entourage which enabled Napoleon to move hundreds of thousands of troops right across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The 'military machine' by which Napoleon and his indispensable chief of staff Marshal Berthier commanded and controlled his huge armies on campaign numbered some 1,500 officers and men, organized in the different bureaux of his military and civilian 'households' and the army general headquarters. This essential tool of the Emperor's power was designed to provide him, even in a front-line camp, with all the information, technical support and comfort that he enjoyed in his palaces.

Table of Contents

Introduction · The Imperial Headquarters · Army General Headquarters · Army Administration · Napoleon's Entourage on Campaign · Army General Headquarters nominal roll, 1 August 1812 · Select Bibliography · The Plates · Index

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Published Aug 20 2004
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781841767932
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Elite
Short code ELI 115
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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