Napoleon at Dresden

The Battles of August 1813

George Nafziger

The second in a three volume series on Napoleon's campaigns in Europe during 1813.
Date Published :
August 2021
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Illustration :
c 100 ills, maps
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781914059605
Pages : 386
Dimensions : 9.63 X 6.7 inches
Stock Status : Available


This work is the second in a three-volume series on the 1813 campaign; it is the first significant study on the 1813 campaign since Petre. Unlike the other English works on the campaign, it was prepared using French archival and published sources, as well as German, Danish and Russian published sources. It discusses every battle and significant action in all parts of Germany - including various sieges. Detailed color maps support the major battles and a large collection of orders of battle drawn from the French Archives, as well as period-published documents, support the discussion of the campaign, complemented by a large selection of images. Both images and maps are new to this edition of the work.

About The Author

George F. Nafziger - PhD, Captain USNR-Ret - earned his BA and MBA at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and his PhD from the Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio. His first book, Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia, was published in 1988 and was the first of a series of works on the Napoleonic era. He has served as a director of the Napoleonic Society of America and the Napoleonic Alliance and is a Fellow of the Le Souvenir Napoléonienne Internationale. He also runs the Nafziger Collection, Inc., which is a publishing house specializing in military history. He served in the US Navy for four years and a further 20 in the US Navy Reserves. He also did two tours to Vietnam and experienced combat first hand.


“…this book is a boon to the wargamer, with detail sufficient to fight any action…”

- Miniature Wargames

“The 1813 Campaign in Germany is full of missed chances on both sides, but especially on the French side. Dr. Nafziger fills his books with facts, figures, and deep insights into the moment of history he is describing. If you are looking for a book that is filled with personal accounts of the campaign, then look elsewhere. On the other hand, if you want a sweeping view of the campaign from strategic to tactical, this is your book.”

- Historical Miniatures Gaming Society

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