The Napoleonic Wars in Europe
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This paper discusses the signficance of the Napoleonic Wars in general, referring to the accounts of a French corporal and British officer. The paper offers an explanation of French advances in warfighting, the campaign in Spain, the reliance upon civilians and local supplies, and Napoleon's error in attacking Russia with most of his army as his other soldiers remained in Spain. The paper then discusses the overall impact of the Napoleonic Wars in ending the Holy Roman Empire and ushering in a new Europe.
From the Paper:"Napoleon Bonaparte dominated large parts of Europe and North Africa militarily between 1799 and 1815, in a variety of conflicts that involved the French Empire and changing allies pitted against seven different coalitions of opponents. Napoleon's success owed to conscription that came to revolutionize European armies, after making use of political instability after the French Revolution of 1789 to seize power in November of 1799. In 1804, he made himself emperor and intensified his campaign, not defeated soundly till the Battle of Waterloo of June 18, 1815."
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