1809 Campaign in Germany Volume 1



1809 Campaign in Germany Volume 1

By General Pelet

Translated by G.F. Nafziger

8.5″ x 11
Illustrations: None
Volume 1 – 133 pages
$25, Soft cover

General Pelet was a participant in the 1809 campaign, being wounded at Ebersberg and later fighting at Essling and Znaim. This is his account of the entire campaign, in Germany, Italy, Poland, Saxony, Naples, and Walcheren. Pelet is also noted for his account of the 1810 campaign in Portugal.  This volume covers the coalition against France, Napoleon’s preparations, political situation of Europe, last negotiations before the eruption of war, overview of the theater of war, composition of the French and Austrian armies, operational plans of both armies, Berthier faces Prince Charles, Napoleon’s arrival in the theater of war, and the fighting at Than, Arnhofen, and Pfaffenhofen,