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A Tarnished Eagle: Napoleon's Winter Campaign In Poland, December 1806 Through February 1807

@inproceedings{Murphy2003ATE,
  title={A Tarnished Eagle: Napoleon's Winter Campaign In Poland, December 1806 Through February 1807},
  author={Edward J. Murphy},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract : The victories and accomplishments of Napoleon and his Grand Army were by the winter of 1806, the stuff of legend. Yet, on the bloody field of Eylau, Napoleon lost both his prestige and over one third of his Army. How did this Russian Army of notable inferior weapons, tactics, organization and leadership stave off defeat and almost achieve victory? The answer lies in that Napoleon did not only fight the Russians, but also suffered a combination of poor morale and inaccurate… Expand

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