Title IN THE SERVICE OF THE TSAR AGAINST NAPOLEON: THE MEMOIRS OF DENIS DAVIDOV, 1806-1814.
Edition First edition
Publisher London Greenhill 1999
Seller ID 184
223pp, 18 plates. Fine in dj. A truly badass soldier, Davidov was the model for Denisov in Tolstoy's WAR AND PEACE. This evocative work contains horrific accounts of Eylau and the retreat from Moscow. Without a doubt one of the finest Russian memoirs from the Napoleonic wars available in English.
Napoleon Napoleonic Wars Russian Campaign Alexander 1 Borodino 1812