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Moritz von Kotzebue's Memoir By Alexander Mikaberidze
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The fourth installment in this series is the memoirs of Moritz von Kotzebue, the son of the famous August von Kotzebue. After being captured at Polotsk in August 1812, Kotzebue spent the next year... More > and a half in the French captivity as he was moved first to Germany and then to France. His memoir is fascinating for its vivid, and occasionally witty, descriptions of his experiences.< Less
Alexey Yermolov's Memoirs By Alexander Mikaberidze
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Yermolov is a legend in Russia. A man who rose from obscurity to command armies and conquer provinces, he was the epitome of a military man of action. To his enemies he was a byword for brutality,... More > but, to his homeland, a hero. His memoirs are as dramatic as his rise to fame and fortune. Disgraced and exiled by Emperor Paul he was brought back into service only to witness Russian defeat at the battle of Austerlitz in 1805. Honoured and advanced by his new patron, the dashing Emperor Alexander, Yermolov then made rapid progress. He witnessed firsthand Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812 and went on to see revenge completed when the Russians marched into Paris in April 1814. Yermolov was a talented general who captured the spirit of his times in his engaging memoirs. His acidic wit, acute powers of observation and grasp of drama make his memoirs stand out as a unique source on the Napoleonic Wars.< Less
"With Honor and Fidelity": Life and Career of Colonel Nicolas Tokhadze of the French Foreign Legion By Alexander Mikaberidze
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Biography of Colonel Nicolas Tokhadze of the French Foreign Legion. Born and raised in Georgia, Tokhadze immigrated to France after the Bolshevik occupation of Georgia in 1921. Enrolling in the... More > Foreign Legion, he served with distinction in Morocco between 1925 and 1939. During the World War II, he was sent to the 5th Foreign Regiment of the French Foreign Legion in Indochina, where he distinguished himself during the fighting the Japanese in 1945, when the legionnaires conducted an epic retreat of some 1000 km from the Tonkin region to China. Rising to the rank of colonel and garnering the much coveted Legion d'Honneur, Tokhadze was the highest ranked Georgian officer in the French army.< Less
Ilya Radozhitskii's Campaign Memoirs By Alexander Mikaberidze
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The second installment in this series is the memoirs of Ilya Timofeyevich Radozhitskii, who served with distinction during the Napoleonic Wars and wrote his memoirs shortly after the wars ended, with... More > excerpts appearing in press in the early 1820s. In 1812, he served in the 3rd Light Company of the 11th Artillery Brigade of the 6th Infantry Corps, and distinguished himself during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. He was wounded at Ostrovno, and witnessed the battles of Smolensk, Lubino (Valutina Gora) and Borodino, lamented the surrender of Moscow and distinguished himself at Vyazma. From October to December 1812, he was an eyewitness to the catastrophe that engulfed the Grande Armée. The memoirs, which Leo Tolstoy consulted extensively while writing his famous “War and Peace,” are fascinating for their vivid descriptions and insights into Russian army life and wartime experiences.< Less
Pavel Pushin's Diary of the 1812-1814 Campaigns By Alexander Mikaberidze
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The diary of Pavel Pushin, an officer of the Life Guard Semeyonovskii Regiment, covering the last three years of the Napoleonic Wars. It provides valuable insights into the characters of Russian... More > generals and officers and realities of campaigning, relations within the ranks as well as the outside world.< Less
Napoleon's Marshals By Alexander Mikaberidze
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A Georgian-language chronicle of twenty six Marshals of Empire created by Emperor Napoleon. The book explores their origins, early careers during the French Revolution, elevation under Napoleon's... More > leadership and their changing relationships as the fortunes of the Napoleonic empire rose and fell.< Less
Napoleon - Siege of Toulon 1793 By Alexander Mikaberidze
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A Georgian-language translation of Napoleon Bonaparte's memoirs on the siege and capture of Toulon in 1793.
Memoirs of the Revolution, the Empire and the Restoration By Alexander Mikaberidze & Louis-Victor-Leon Rochechouart
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The fifth installment in the “Russian Voice of the Napoleonic Wars” series is the memoirs of Louis-Victor-Léon de Rochechouart, the scion of an eminent French noble family who... More > fled his native land during the French Revolution and served in the Russian army during the Napoleonic Wars.< Less

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