Austerlitz 1805, Ian Castle

Austerlitz 1805, Ian Castle

An excellent introduction to one of the most famous battles in History and a classic of military deception and manoeuvring. Austerlitz was the battle which truly establishes Napoleons reputation. Based on the original work(1st edition) by one of the worlds leading experts on Napoleon David Chandler.  The 96 page osprey book covers the encirclement of the Austrian Army at Ulm in the lead up to the main battle often known as the battle of the Three Emperors. Packed full of colour and Black and white illustrations it also has 3 D battle maps and an excellent section on wargaming the campaign

Chapters
The Road to War 1805
Plans and Preparations
The Opposing Commanders
The Opposing Armies
The Battle of Austerlitz
Aftermath
Further Reading
The Battlefield today
Wargaming Austerlitz

Author: Ian Castle
Edition: Paperback
Pages: 96 pages
Publisher: Osprey
Year: 2002


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