Reviews: Biographical Books

An Alphabetical Listing of Books Reviews on the Napoleon Series

This list is in alphabetical order of the author's last name.


A-F

G-L

M-R

S-Z


Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe  
To Befriend an Emperor: Betsy Balcombe's Memoirs of Napoleon on St. Helena

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Adye, Ralph Willett
The Bombardier and Pocket Gunner, 1813 
Reviewed by Don Graves

Alexander, R.S.
Napoleon

Reviewed by Thomas J. Vance

Napoleon
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Altoff, Gerard T.
Deep Water Sailors, Shallow Water Sailors: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie, 1813
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Amini, Iradj
Napoleon and Persia: Franco-Persian Relations Under the First Empire

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Anderson, Mark Robert Dunbar |
Blue Berg: Britain Takes the Cape

Reviewed by Howie Muir

Andress, David. 
The Savage Storm: Britain on the Brink in the Age of Napoleon

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Anonymous
Regency Etiquette; The Mirror of Graces (1811), By a Lady of Distinction.

Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Arnold, James R. and Ralph R. Reinertsen
Crisis in the Snows: Russia Confronts Napoleon, The Eylau Campaign of 1806-1807

Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Asprey, Robert

The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

The Reign of Napoleon
Reviewed by James D. Gray

Atkinson, John A.
British Duelling Pistols

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Austin, Paul Britten
1812 Trilogy: The March on Moscow, Napoleon in Moscow, and The Great Retreat
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

1812: The March on Moscow
Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

1812: Napoleon in Moscow
Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

1815: The Return of Napoleon
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Bamford, Andrew
A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise: the British Army in the Low Countries, 1813-1814

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Sickness, Suffering and the Sword: the British Regiment on Campaign, 1808-1815
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Beardsley, Charles E.
The Victims of Tyranny; A Tale
Reviewed by Donald E. Graves

Bogle, James and Andrew Uffindell (editors)
A Waterloo Hero: the Reminiscences of Friedrich Lindau

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Boileau, John.
Half-Hearted Enemies: Nova Scotia, New England and the War of 1812

Reviewed by John R. Grodzinski

Bois, Mark
Lieutenant and Mrs. Lockwood

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Bonaparte, Napoleon
Le Souper de Beaucaire or the Supper at Beaucaire
Reviewed by Ira Grossman

Napoleon on Love
Reviewed by Ira Grossman

Bondarchuk, Sergei
Waterloo
Reviewed by Paul Synnott

Boué, Gilles
Leipzig: 1813

Reviewed by Digby Smith

Brandt, Heinrich von
In the Legions of Napoleon: The Memoirs of a Polish Officer in Spain and Russia, 1808-1813
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Brightwell, Robert
Flashman in the Peninsular

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Brnardic, Vladimir
Napoleon's Balkan Troops
Reviewed by Rovert Burnham

Brown, William
With the 45th at Badajoz, Salamanca, and Vittoria
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Bruce, Anthony
The Purchase System in the British Army, 1660 - 1871
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Buckley, Norman Roger
The British Army in the West Indies: Society and the Military in the Revolutionary Age
Reviewed by Karen Racine

Bunbury, Thomas
Reminiscences of a Veteran

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Burnham, Robert
Charging Against Wellington: The French Cavalry in the Peninsular War, 1807–1814
Reviewed by Anthony Gray

Burnham, Robert & Ron McGuigan
The British Army Against Napoleon: Facts, Lists and Trivia, 1805-1815
Reviewed by Digby Smith

Burrows, Simon
French Exile Journalism and European Politics, 1792 - 1814
Reviewed by Dave Hollins

Buttery, David
Waterloo Battlefield Guide


Wellington against Junot: The First Invasion of Portugal 1807-1808

Wellington against Massena: The Third Invasion of Portugal 1810-1811
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Wellington against Junot: The First Invasion of Portugal 1807-1808
Wellington against Massena: The Third Invasion of Portugal 1810-1811
Reviewed by Anthony Gray

Cabasson, Armand
The Officer's Prey

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Cameron, John
The Letters of Lt. Colonel Sir John Cameron, 1st Battalion, 9th Regiment of Foot, 1808-14
Edited by Gareth Glover
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Capel, Lady Caroline
The Capel Letters 1814-1817; Being the Correspondence of Lady Caroline Capel
Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Cardoza, Thomas
Intrepid Women: Cantinières and Vivandières of the French Army

Reviewed by Eman M. Vovsi

Carrington, Dorothy
Napoleon and His Parents: on the Threshold of History

Reviewed by Tom Miller

Castle, Ian
Eggmühl, 1809: Storm over Bavaria
Aspern and Wagram, 1809: Mighty Clash of Empires
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Centeno, João Torres
O Exército Português na Guerra Peninsular: Volume 1 -  Do Rossilhão ao Fim da Segunda Invasão Francesa 1807-1810

Reviewed by Anthony Gray

Chalfont, Lord
Waterloo: Battle of Three Armies
Reviewed by Robert Mosher

Chandler, David G.
On The Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Bob Burnham

On The Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Chappell, Mike
Wellington's Peninsula Regiments: The Light Infantry
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Chartrand, René
The Osprey Men-at-Arms of René Chartrand
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Chartrand, René & Courcelle, Patrice
Émigré & Foreign Troops in British Service (1): 1793-1802.
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Chartrand, Rene
Napoleon's Guns 1792-1815 (1), Field Artillery

Napoleon's Guns, 1792-1815 (2), Heavy and Siege Artillery

Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Chisnall, Barry and Geoffrey Davies.  
British Cavalry Carbines & Pistols of the Napoleonic Era

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Chrisawn, Margaret
The Emperor's Friend: Marshal Jean Lannes
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Coignet, Captain Jean-Roch
The Note-Books of Captain Coignet
Reviewed by Bob Burnham

Collins, Gilbert
Guidebook to the Historic Sites of the War of 1812
Reviewed by Major (Retd) W.E. (Gary) Campbell, CD

Collins, Irene
Napoleon And His Parliaments 1800-1815

Reviewed by Max Sewell

Coppens, Bernard & Courcelle, Patrice
Hougoumont
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Coppens, Bernard & Courcelle, Patrice
Les Armees de Waterloo
Reviewed by Yves Martin.

Coppens, Bernard & Courcelle, Patrice
Le Chemin d'Ohain: Waterloo, 1815.
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Craufurd, Robert
Standing Orders, as Given Out and Enforced by the Late Major-Gen. Robt. Craufurd for the Use of the Light Division during the Years 1809, 1810, and 1811

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Cronin, Vincent
Napoleon Bonaparte: An Intimate Biography

Reviewed by Susan Howard

Crook, Malcolm
Napoleon Comes to Power: Democracy and Dictatorship in Revolutionary France, 1795-1804

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Crowdy, Terry
Incomparable: Napoleon's 9th Light Infantry Regiment

Reviewed by Digby Smith

Crumplin, M.K.H. and P. Starling  
A Surgical Artist at War: the Paintings and Sketches of Sir Charles Bell 1809 – 1815

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Cusick, Raymond P.
Wellington’s Rifles: The Origins, Development and Battles of the Rifle Regiments in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo

Reviewed by Steve Brown

Dague, Everett
Henri Clarke, the Ministry of War, and the Evolution of Military Administration During the French First Empire, 1800-1814
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Daly, Gavin
Inside Napoleonic France: State and Society in Rouen, 1800-1815
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Davidov, Denis
In the Service of the Tsar Against Napoleon - The Memoirs of Denis Davidov, 1806 - 1814
Translated and edited by Gregory Troubetzkoy
Reviewed by Alfons Libert

Davout, Louis N.
Napoleon's Finest: Marshal Louis Davout and His 3rd Corps, Combat Journal of Operations, 1805 - 1807
Translated and edited by Scott Bowden
Reviewed by Rory Muir

De Courten, Antoine
Canada 1812 – 1814: Fighting Under the British Banner. The Swiss Regiments de Watteville and de Meuron on the Fronts of the Niagara and Montreal

Reviewed by John Grodzinski

Dellevoet, André
The Dutch-Belgian Cavalry at Waterloo – A Military History

Reviewed by Steve Brown

Dempsey, Guy
Albuera 1811: The Bloodiest Battle of the Peninsular War
Reviewed by Anthony Gray

Dempsey, Guy
Napoleon’s Mercenaries: Foreign Units in the French Army under the Consulate and Empire 1799 to 1814
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

de Saint-Junien, Vigier
Brune’s 1807 Campaign in Swedish Pomerania
Translated and edited by Dr. George Nafziger
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

de Vignolle, Martin
Historical Account of the Military Operations of the Army of Italy in 1813 and 1814
Translated and edited by Dr. George Nafziger
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Divall, Carole
Redcoats against Napoleon: the 30th Regiment during the Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars

Inside the Regiment: the Officers and Men of the 30th Regiment during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
Wellington’s Worst Scrape: the Burgos Campaign 1812
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

du Faur, Faber
With Napoleon in Russia: The Illustrated Memoirs of Major Faber du Faur, 1812
Translated and edited by Jonathan North
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Duffy, Christopher
Prussia's Glory: Rossbach and Leuthen
Reviewed by Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze

Elliott, James
Strange Fatality: the Battle of Stoney Creek, 1813
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Elting, John Robert
'Amateurs, to Arms!': A Military History of the War of 1812
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Military Uniforms in America, Years of Growth, 1796-1851
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Swords Around a Throne: Napoleon's Grande Armée.
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Elting, John Robert and Vincent J. Esposito
A Military History and Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars. Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

A Military History and Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars.
Reviewed by Alfons Libert

Elting, John R. and Knötel, Herbert
Napoleonic Uniforms (2007 Edition)
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Elting, John R. and Knötel, Herbert
Napoleonic Uniforms: The French Army. (Vols. I and II.)
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Napoleonic Uniforms; Allies: Vassals and Enemies. (Vols. III and IV.)
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Englund, Stephen
Napoleon: A Political Life

Reviewed by Christopher Gibbs

Esdaile, Charles J.
Outpost of Empire: the Napoleonic Occupation of Andalucía, 1810 – 1812
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Ewart, John F.
The Peninsular War Diary of Captain John Frederick Ewart, 52nd Light Infantry, 1811-12

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Fitz-Enz, David G.
The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812’s Most Decisive Victory
Reviewed by John Grodzinski

Fletcher, Ian
Bloody Albuera: the 1811 Campaign in the Peninsula
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Galloping at Everything; The British Cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, 1808-15
Reviewed by David Read

The Peninsular War: Wellington’s Battlefields Revisited
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Franklin, John
Waterloo, Netherlands Correspondence: Volume 1 – Letters and Reports from Manuscript Sources

Waterloo Hanoverian Correspondence, Vol. 1: Letters and Reports from Manuscript Sources (Waterloo 1815)
Reviewed by Dr. Stephen Summerfield

Frayling, Christopher
Napoleon Wrote Fiction

Reviewed by Ira Grossman

Fredriksen, John C.
Green Coats and Glory: The United States Regiment of Riflemen, 1808 - 1821.
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

The United States Army in the War of 1812: Concise Biographies of Commanders and Operational Histories of Regiments with Bibliographies of Published and Primary Sources
Reviewed by John Grodzinski

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory
Armies of the Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: A Political, Social, and Military History
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory, and Fisher, Todd.
The Napoleonic Wars: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Frye, Major W. E.
After Waterloo; Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-19

Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Gallaher, John G.
Napoleon's Irish Legion.
Reviewed by Robert Markley

Napoleon's Irish Legion
Reviewed by Nicholas Dunne-Lynch

Geyl, Pieter
Napoleon: For and Against

Reviewed by Tom Miller

Gengembre, Gerard
Napoleon: The Immortal Emperor
Reviewed by Tom Vance

Gardiner, Robert
The Naval War of 1812
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Gardiner, Robert
Warships of the Napoleonic Era
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Gash, Norman
Lord Liverpool: The Life and Political Career of Robert Banks Jenkinson Second Earl of Liverpool 1770-1828
Reviewed by Robert Markley

Gill, John H.
1809, Thunder on the Danube: Napoleon’s Defeat of the Habsburgs

Reviewed by Dr Stephen Summerfield

1809, Thunder on the Danube (Vol. II): The Fall of Vienna and the Battle of Aspern
Reviewed by Digby Smith

1809, Thunder on the Danube (Vol. III): Wagram and Zaniam
Reviewed by Digby Smith

Glover, Gareth
A Young Gentleman at War: the Letters of Captain Orlando Bridgeman 1st Foot Guards in the Peninsula and at Waterloo 1812 – 15
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Eyewitness to the Peninsular War and the Battle of Waterloo: the Letters and Journals of Lieutenant Colonel the Honourable James Hamilton Stanhope, 1803 to 1825
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

From Corunna to Waterloo: the Letters and Journals of Two Napoleonic Hussars, 1801-1816
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

'It all Culminated at Hougoumont': the Letters of Captain John Lucie Blackman, Coldstream Guards 1812 – 15
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Letters From The Battle of Waterloo
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Seven Years on the Peninsula: the Memoirs of Private Adam Reed, 47th (Lancashire) Foot 1806-1817
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Diary of William Gavin, Ensign and Quartermaster of the 71st Highland Regiment, 1806-1815
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Waterloo Archive Volume I: British Sources
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Waterloo Archive Volume II: German Sources
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Waterloo Archive Volume III: British Sources
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

The Waterloo Archive: Volume IV British Sources
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Waterloo Archive Volume V: German Sources
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Wellington’s Voice: the Candid Letters of Lieutenant Colonel John Fremantle, Coldstream Guards, 1808-1837
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Godechot, Jacques
The Napoleonic Era in Europe
Reviewed by Robert Mosher

Goetz, Robert
1805: Austerlitz
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Gordon, Alexander
At Wellington’s Right Hand: the Letters of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Alexander Gordon, 1808 – 1815
Edited by Dr. Rory Muir
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Grant, James
The Romance of War or the Highlanders in Spain

Reviewed by Peter Thorn

Graves, Donald E.
Dragon Rampant: The Royal Welch Fusiliers at War, 1793-1815
Reviewed by Dr. Stephen Summerfield

Field of Glory: The Battle of Chrysler's Farm, 1813
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Fix Bayonets! A Royal Welch Fusilier at War
Reviewed by Lt Col K W Kiddie, MA

Where Right and Glory Lead: The Battle of Lundy's Lane, 1814
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Red Coats and Gray Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Gregan, John and Martin Mace
The Battle of Barrosa 1811: Forgotten Battle of the Peninsular War
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Griffith, Paddy.
The Art of War of Revolutionary France 1789-1802
Reviewed by Martin Liechty

Griffith, Paddy (Editor)
A History of the Peninsular War: Modern Studies of the War in Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814. Vol. IX
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Grocott, Terence
Shipwrecks of the Revolutionary & Napoleonic Eras

Revied by Robert Burnham

Gronow, R.H.
Captain Gronow: His Reminiscences of Regency and Victorian Life 1810-60
Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Gueguen, Emile René
Napoleon: Humanitarian and Man of Peace
Reviewed by Ira Grossman

Guyot, Général Comte.
Carnets de Campagne, 1792-1815
Edited with comments by Jean-Hughes de Font-Réaulx
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Hale, James
The Journal of James Hale, late Serjeant in the Ninth Regiment of Foot
Reviewed by Alfons Libert

Hall, Christopher D.
Wellington's Navy: Sea Power and the Peninsular War 1807 - 1814

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Wellington's Navy: Sea Power and the Peninsular War 1807 - 1814
Reviewed by Donald Graves

Hall, Dr. John A.
Oman VIII: The Biographical Dictionary Of British Officers Killed And Wounded, 1808-1814
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Hamilton, Anthony
Hamilton's Campaigns with Moore and Wellington during the Peninsular War
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Hamilton, Jill
Marengo: The Myth of Napoleon's Horse
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Haswell, Jock
The First Respectable Spy: The Life and Times of Colquhoun Grant Wellington's Head of Intelligence
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Hattem, Mark Van
In the Wake of Napoleon: The Dutch in Time of War, 1792-1815
Reviewed by Frank van den Bergh

Hausmann, Lieutenant Joseph
A Soldier for Napoleon: The Campaigns of Lieutenant Joseph Hausmann 7th Bavarian Infantry
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Hazareesingh, Sudhir
The Legend of Napoleon
Reviewed by: Tom Holmberg

Haythornthwaite, Philip J.
British Rifleman 1797 - 1815
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Waterloo Men: The Experience of Battle, 16-18 June 1815
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Haythornthwaite, Philip J. (Editor).
Wellington's Army: the Uniforms of the British Soldier, 1812 - 1815
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Heathcote, T. A.
Wellington’s Peninsular War Generals & Their Battles, a Biographical and Historical Dictionary
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Wellington’s Peninsular War Generals & Their Battles, a Biographical and Historical Dictionary
Reviewed by Anthony Gray

Henegan, Richard D.
Seven Years Campaigning in the Peninsula and the Netherlands, 1808 – 1815

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Henry, Chris
Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792 – 1815

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792 – 1815
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Henry, Chris
British Napoleonic Artillery 1793-1815 (1), Field Artillery
British Napoleonic Artillery, 1793-1815 (2), Siege and Coastal Artillery
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Hitsman, J. Mackay
The Incredible War of 1812
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Hofschröer, Peter
1815: The Waterloo Campaign. Wellington, His German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatre Bras
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Hofschröer, Peter
1815, The Waterloo Campaign: the German Victory
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Hofschröer, Peter
Wellington's Smallest Victory: The Duke, the Model Maker and the Secret of Waterloo
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Hollins, Dave
Austrian Grenadiers and Infantry, 1788-1816
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Austrian Grenadiers and Infantry, 1788-1816
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Hollins, David
Marengo 1800: Napoleon's Day of Fate
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Holub, Josef
An Innocent Soldier

Horne, Alistair
The Age of Napoleon
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Howard, Martin R.
Walcheren 1809: the Scandalous Destruction of a British Army

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Howard, Richard
Bonaparte's Warriors

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Johnson, Paul.
Napoleon: a Penguin Life

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Johnston, H. Winston.
The Glengarry Light Infantry, 1812 – 1816: Who Were They and What Did They Do in the War?

Reviewed by John R. Grodzinski

Johnston, R.M. (Editor)
In the Words of Napoleon: The Emperor Day by Day
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Jourdan, Annie.
L’empire de Napoléon

Reviewed by John Lawrence Tone

Juhel, Pierre
Aout 1813 - Napoleon face a l'Europe Coalisée: Batailles de Grosbeeren, La Katzbach, Dresde et Kulm.
Reviewed by Tony Broughton.

Kiley, Kevin
Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars 1792 - 1815
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Kincaid, John
Adventures in the Rifle Brigade: In the Peninsula, France and the Netherlands from 1809 to 1815
Reviewed by Anne Woodley

King, Dean and Hattendorf, John B.
Every Man Will Do His Duty: An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts From the Age of Nelson, 1793-1815
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Lardas, Mark
Constitution vs Guerriere: Frigates During the War of 1812

Reviewed by George Barraclough

Leggiere, Michael V.
The Fall of Napoleon: The Allied Invasion of France, 1813–1814
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Leventhal, Lionel
On Publishing: A Professional Memoir
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Leventhal, Michael (ed.).
The Hand of History: an Anthology of History Quotations and Commentaries
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Lipscombe, Nick.
The Peninsular War Atlas

Reviewed by Rod MacArthur

Wellington’s Guns: the Untold Story of Wellington and his Artillery in the Peninsula and at Waterloo
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Lowry, James
Fiddlers and Whores: the Candid Memoirs of a Surgeon in Nelson’s Fleet

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Lucas, Mark Grenville
The Consequences of Honour: Bonaparte, Britain and the Peace of Amiens

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Ludwig, Emil.
Napoleon

Luvaas, Jay.
Napoleon on the Art of War

Macdonald, Jacques Etienne  
The French Macdonald: The 1825 Travel Diary of Jacques Etienne Joseph Alexandre Macdonald

Reviewed by Susan Howard

Malcomson, Robert

Capital in Flames: The American Attack on York, 1813
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Lords of the Lake: The Naval War on Lake Ontario, 1812-1813
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Mallinson, Allan
A Close Run Thing

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Markham, J. David
Imperial Glory: The Bulletins of Napoleon's Grande Armée 1805 - 1814
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Napoleon and Doctor Verling on St Helena
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Napoleon for Dummies
Reviewed by Doug La Follette

Napoleon for Dummies
Reviewed by Diane Parkinson

Napoleon's Road to Glory: Triumphs, Defeats & Immortality
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Road to St Helena, Napoleon after Waterloo
Reviewed by Susan Howard

Mas, Miguel Ángel Martin
Chasseurs à Cheval
of Napoleon’s Guard

Reviewed by John R. Grodzinski, FINS

Matrix Games
Crown of Glory: Emperor's Edition

Reviewed by Seamus Decker and Chris Comars

Maughan, Stephen E.
The Napoleonic Soldier
Reviewed by Yves Martin

McClure, George
Causes of the Destruction of the American Towns on the Niagara Frontier, and Failure of the Campaign of the Fall of 1813
Reviewed by Donald E. Graves

McGrath, Art.
The Emperor’s American

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Metternich, Clemens, Furst von. 
Metternich: the Autobiography, 1773 - 1815

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Mikaberidze, Alexander  
The Russian Officer Corps in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

The Russian Officer Corps in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815
Reviewed by Mark Urban

The Battle of Borodino: Napoleon Against Kutuzov
Reviewed by John R. Grodzinski, FINS

The Battle of Borodino: Napoleon Against Kutuzov
Reviewed by Digby Smith

The Battle of the Berezina: Napoleon's Great Escape
Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

Mikhailovsky-Danilevsky, Lieutenant General Alexander.
Russo-Turkish War of 1806-1812
Translated and edited by Alexander Mikaberidze
Reviewed by: Robert Goetz

Miller, Benjamin
The Adventures of Serjeant Benjamin Miller whilst Serving in the 4th Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Artillery: 1796 to 1815
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Moiret, Joseph-Marie
Captain Joseph-Marie Moiret: Memoirs of Napoleon’s Egyptian Expedition 1798 – 1801
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Morvan, Jean
Le Soldat Impérial, 1800-1814.
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Muilwijk,  Erwin.
1815: From Mobilization to War, Volume 1

Reviewed by Gareth Glover

1815: From Mobilization to War, Volume 1
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Muir, Rory
Salamanca 1812
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Muir, Rory
Tactics and the Experience of Battle in the Age of Napoleon
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Muir, Rory, Robert Burnham, Howie Muir and Ron McGuigan
Inside Wellington's Peninsular Army, 1808-1814
Reviewed by D.E. Graves

Muir, Rory
Wellington: The Path to Victory, 1769-1814
Reviewed by Steve Brown

Murray, Venetia
An Elegant Madness: High Society in Regency England

Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Myerly, Scott Hughes
British Military Spectacle: From the Napoleonic Wars Through to Crimea
Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Nafziger, George
Imperial Bayonets: Tactics of the Napoleonic Battery, Battalion and Brigade as Found in Contemporary Regulations
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Nafziger, George
The Napoleonic Studies Booklets
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Noël, Jean-Nicolas-Auguste.
With Napoleon's Guns: The Military Memoirs of an Officer of the First Empire

Reviewed by David McCracken

North, Jonathan, ed.
The Napoleon Options: Alternate Decisions of the Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Oman, Charles
Wellington's Army, 1809-1814
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Paret, Peter
Yorck and the Era of Prussian Reform, 1807-1815
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Patat, Jean-Pierre.
1814: Trahisons et Reniements

Reviewed by Susan Howard

Pawley, Ronald
Napoleon's Carabiniers
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Napoleon's Mamelukes
Reviewed by Stephen Summerfield

The Red Lancers: Anatomy of a Napoleonic Regiment
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Perren, Jeffrey  
Cossacks in Paris

Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

Philp, Mark
Resisting Napoleon: the British Response to the Threat of Invasion, 1797-1815
Reviewed by Susan Howard

Pigeard, Alain
Napoleon et les Troupes Polonaises 1797-1815
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Pope, Stephen
Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Pushin, Pavel
Diaries of the 1812-1814 Campaigns
Translated and edited by Alexander Mikaberidze
Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

Pyro Studios SL/Eidos
Imperial Glory Computer Game
Reviewed by Matthew D. Zarzeczny

Rabin, Staton
Betsy and the Emperor

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Radozhitskii, Ilya.
Campaign Memoirs of the Artilleryman, Part I: 1812. Russian Voices of the Napoleonic Wars
Translated and edited by Alexander Mikaberidze
Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

Rammage, Stuart A.
The Militia Stood Alone. Malcolm's Mills, 6 November 1814
Reviewed by Donald E. Graves

Rawkins, W. J.
The W. J. Rawkins Uniform Books
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Armies and Uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Reid, Stuart
Highlanders: Fearless Celtic Warriors
Reviewed by Howie Muir

Wellington's Army in the Peninsula 1809-1814
Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Wellington’s Highland Warriors: From the Black Watch Mutiny to the Battle of Waterloo
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Wellington’s Officers: a Biographical Dictionary of the Field Officers and Staff Officers of the British Army 1793 – 1815

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Reynaud, Jean-Louis.
Contre Guérilla en Espagne (1808-1814), Suchet Pacifie l’Aragon

Reviewed by Jean Giscand and Anthony Gray

Ridley, Ronald
Napoleon's Proconsul in Egypt: The Life and Times of Bernardino Drovetti
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Riley, Jonathon
A Matter of Honour: The Life, Campaigns and Generalship of Isaac Brock

Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Robertson, Ian
A Commanding Presence - Wellington in the Peninsula 1808 – 1814: Logistics, Strategy, Survival
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

An Atlas of the Peninsular War, 1808-1814
Reviewed by Rod MacArthur

An Atlas of the Peninsular War
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

The Exploits of Ensign Bakewell – With the Inniskillings in the Peninsula, 1810-11; and in Paris, 1815
Reviewed by Gareth Glover

Wellington at War in the Peninsula, 1808-1814: An Overview and a Guide
Reviewed by Rory Muir

Wellington at War in the Peninsula, 1808-1814: An Overview and a Guide
Reviewed by Anthony Gray

Wellington Invades France: the Final Phase of the Peninsular War 1813 – 1814
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Robinson, Mike
The Battle of Quatre Bras 1815

Reviewed by Dr Stephen Summerfield

Rousselot, Lucien (paintings), Ryan, Edward (Text)
Napoleon's Elite Cavalry: Cavalry of the Imperial Guard, 1804-1815, the paintings of Lucien Rousselot
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Napoleon's Elite Cavalry: Cavalry of the Imperial Guard, 1804-1815, the paintings of Lucien Rousselot
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Ryan, Edward
Napoleon's Shield and Guardian: The Unconquerable General Daumesnil

Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Saunders, Tim and et al.
The Waterloo Collection -- DVDs
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Schaumann, August Ludolf Friedrich
On the Road with Wellington: The Diary of a War Commissary
Reviewed by Alfons Libert

Schneid, Frederick
Napoleon's Italian Campaigns, 1805-1815
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Napoleonic Wars: The Essential Bibliography
Reviewed by Eman Vovsi

Schom, Alan
Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Schur, Nathan
Napoleon In The Holy Land
Reviewed by Bob Burnham

Selin, Shannon
Napoleon in America

Reviewed by Susan Howard

Semmel, Stuart
Napoleon and the British
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Skaggs, David Curtis and Gerard T. Altoff
A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Smith, Denis
The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon's Forgotten Soldiers, 1809-1814
Reviewed by: Tom Holmberg

Smith, Digby
1813 Leipzig: : Napoleon and the Battle of the Nations
Reviewed by: Allan Mountford

Smith, Digby
Armies of the Seven Years War: Commanders, Equipment, Uniforms and Strategies of the ‘First World War’
Reviewed by: Robert Burnham

Smith, Digby
Charge! Great Cavalry Charges of the Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Jack Harvey

Charge! Great Cavalry Charges of the Napoleonic Wars
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Smith, Digby
The Decline and Fall of Napoleon's Empire
Reviewed by Frank Müller

The Decline and Fall of Napoleon's Empire
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Smith, Digby
The Greenhill Napoleonic Wars Data Book
Reviewed by Martin Liechty

Smith, Digby
Napoleon’s German Division in Spain, Volume I: Nassau, Baden, Frankfurt, Dutch& Hessen-Darmstadt Troops, their Regimental History, Uniforms & Organization
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Napoleon’s German Division in Spain, Volume II: The Germans in Catalonia 1808 - 1813
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Smith, Digby
Napoleon's Regiments: Battle Histories of the Regiments of the French Army, 1792-1814
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Smith, Sir Harry
The Autobiography of Sir Harry Smith, 1787-1819
Reviewed by Anne Woodley

Soltyk, John Lawrence
Operations of the Polish Army during the 1809 Campaign in Poland
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Sommerville, Christopher
March of Death: Sir John Moore’s Retreat to Corunna, 1808-1809
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Sparrow, Elizabeth
Secret Service: British Agents in France, 1792-1815

Reviewed by Dave Hollins

Secret Service: British Agents in France, 1792-1815
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Spring, Laurence
Russian Grenadiers and Infantry, 1799-1815
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

1812: Russia's Patriotic War
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Stott, Glenn.
Greater Evils. The War of 1812 in Southwestern Ontario
Reviewed by Donald E. Graves

Summerfield, Stephen.
Cossack Hurrah!!: Russian Irregular Cavalry Organization and Uniforms During the Napoleonic War
Reviewed by Alexander Mikaberidze

Saxon Artillery: 1733-1827
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Sutcliffe, Victor (compiler)  
Regiments of the British Army, A Handbook with Book Lists, Part I: Infantry

Reviewed by Donald Graves

Sydenham, Michael J.
Leonard Bourdon: The Career of a Revolutionary, 1754-1807
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Talty, Stephan.
The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army

Reviewed by Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán

Thompson, Mark S.
The Fatal Hill: The Allied Campaign under Beresford in Southern Spain in 1811
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Tone, John Lawrence
The Fatal Knot: The Guerrilla War in Navarre and the Defeat of Napoleon in Spain
Reviewed by Robert Markley

Tranie & Carmigniani
The Napoleonic Books of Tranie & Carmigniani
Reviewed by Yves Martin

Tsouras, Peter G.
The Greenhill Dictionary of Military Quotations
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

The Daily Telegraph Dictionary of Military Quotations
Reviewed by Kevin Kiley

Uffindell, Andrew
Napoleon’s Chicken Marengo: Creating the Myth of the Emperor’s Favorite Dish
Reviewed by Robrt Burnham

The Eagle's Last Triumph: Napoleon's Victory at Ligny, June 1815

Reviewed by Ron McGuigan

Waterloo Commanders: Napoleon, Wellington and Blücher
Review by John R. Grodzinski

Umhey, Alfred.
Napoleon's Last Grande Armée: Eyewitness Portraits From the 1813 Campaign

Reviewed by Tony Broughton

Unsworth, Barry
Losing Nelson

Reviewed by Howie Muir

Urban, March
The Man Who Broke Napoleon's Codes

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Van Uythoven, Geert
Voorwaarts Bataven!
Reviewed by Bruno Nackaerts

Vernet, Carle
Uniforms of Napoleon's Army
Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Victor, Maria P.
Liberty or Death! The Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell, British Legionnaire and Commander – Hero and Patriot of the Americas

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Villepin, Dominique
Les Cent-Jours, ou l'Esprit de Sacrifice
(Review in English)
Les Cent-Jours, ou l'Esprit de Sacrifice (Review in French)
Reviewed by Dominique Contant

Vionnet, Louis Joseph
With Napoleon’s Guard in Russia: The Memoirs of Major Vionnet, 1812

Translated and edited by Jonathan North
Reviewed by Tom Holmberg

Voykowitsch, Bernhard
Castiglione 1796, Napoleon Repulses Wurmer's First Attack
Reviewed by Alfons Libert

Weller, Jac
On Wellington, The Duke and his Art of War
Reviewed by Martin Liechty

Weller, Jac
Wellington at Waterloo
Reviewed by Bob Burnham

Woloch, Isser
Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship
Reviewed by: Alexander Stavropoulos

Napoleon and His Collaborators: The Making of a Dictatorship
Reviewed by: Christopher Gibbs

Woolgar, C.M. (editor)
Wellington Studies II
Reviewed by Rory Muir

Worley, Colin
An Atlas of the Peninsular War: 1808 - 1814
Reviewed by Bob Burnham

Wright, Christine
Wellington's Men in Australia: Peninsular War Veterans and the Making of Empire c.1820-40

Reviewed by Steve Brown

Yermolov, Alexey
The Czar's General: The Memoirs of a Russian General in the Napoleonic Wars

Reviewed by: Ron McGuigan

Yermolov, Alexey
Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars. Russian Voices of the Napoleonic Wars, Vol. III
Reviewed by Greg Gorsuch

Youds, Peter
Alone with Glory

Reviewed by Robert Burnham

Zarzeczny, Matthew D.
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