Moscow 1812, Adam Zamoyski
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Moscow 1812
Napoleon’s Fatal March

Author: Adam Zamoyski

Narrator: Matthew Waterson

Unabridged: 17 hr 32 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 07/11/2023

Category: History - Europe


Adam Zamoyski's bestselling account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia and his catastrophic retreat from Moscow, events that had a profound effect on European history. In 1812 the most powerful man in the world assembled the largest army in history and marched on Moscow with the intention of consolidating his dominion. But within months, Napoleon's invasion of Russia—history's first example of total war—had turned into an epic military disaster. Over 400,000 French and Allied troops perished and Napoleon was forced to retreat. Adam Zamoyski's masterful work draws on the harrowing firsthand accounts of soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict. The result takes the listener beyond the invasion of Russia to present both a poignant tale of the individual foot soldier and a sweeping history of a turbulent time.