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1814: The French Campaign


Introduction | Documents | Timeline | Images |Bibliography

 Books in English, available online

- John Holland Rose, Napoleon, A Life: Chapter XXXVI: “From the Rhine to the Seine”, 1910
- Henry Houssaye, Napoleon and the Campaign of 1814, London: Hugh Rees Ltd, 1914
- A. Mikhailofsky-Danilefsky, History of the Campaign in France in the year 1815, London: Smith Elder and Co.,  1839
- F. Loraine Petre, Napoleon at Bay 1814, London: John Lane, 1914

 Latest publications on the French Campaign

- Jacques-Olivier Boudon, Napoléon et la campagne de France. 1814, Armand Colin, 2014 (in French, but click on the link for our presentation in English)
- Yves Jégo, La campagne de France de 1814, Tallandier, 2013 (in French)
- Jean-Philippe Rey, 1814, derniers combats pour l'Empire. Lyonnais, Dauphiné, Savoie, Éditions du Poutan, 2014 (in French)
- Thierry Lentz, Les vingt jours de Fontainebleau, Perrin, 2014 (in French, but click on the link for our presentation in English)

 To be published soon:

- Un tsar à Paris, Marie-Pierre Rey, Flammarion, 2014
Check the Fondation Napoleon weekly Bulletin for updates regarding this publication. 



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