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The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier

Walter, Jakob

The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walter, Jakob, -- 1788-1864,
  • Germany. -- Heer -- Biography,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Personal narratives, German,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJakob Walter ; edited and with an introduction by Marc Raeff
    ContributionsRaeff, Marc
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18092444M
    ISBN 100140165592

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It struck me when looking at the illustrated works of Faber du Faur and Albrecht Adam that most of a Napoleonic soldier's life seemed to comprise of marching and bivouacking. One particular aspect of this, very forcibly brought home in Jakob's account (and many others, especially of the Russian campaign of ), is the element of : Seb Palmer.

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Author by: Jakob Walter Languange: en Publisher by: Doubleday Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi. About DIARY OF A NAPOLEONIC FOOT SOLDIER. A grunt’s-eye report from the battlefield in the spirit of The Red Badge of Courage and All Quiet on the Western Front—the only known account by a common soldier of the campaigns of Napoleon’s Grand Army between and When eighteen-year-old German stonemason Jakob Walter was conscripted into the.

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