1805, Austerlitz : Napoleon and the destruction of the Third Coalition / Robert Goetz.

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Published
  • London : Greenhill Books 2005
Physical description
368 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 1853676446
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-363) and index.
Contents
  • List of Illustrations. p. 7.
  • List of Maps. p. 9.
  • List of Tables. p. 11.
  • Introduction. p. 13.
  • Notes on Names, Spellings and Ranks. p. 15.
  • Acknowledgments. p. 17.
  • 1. Formation of the Third Coalition and the Opening Phase of the War. p. 21.
  • Failure of the Peace of Amiens. p. 22.
  • Formation of the Third Coalition. p. 24.
  • War Plans of the Third Coalition and the Allied Armies. p. 27.
  • Austrian Army of 1805. p. 29.
  • Russian Army of 1805. p. 37.
  • Other Allied Contingents. p. 41.
  • French Army and Its Preparations for War. p. 43.
  • 1805 Campaign in Bavaria. p. 50.
  • 2. Campaign of Austria: 25 October - 20 November. p. 57.
  • Allied Armies in the Aftermath of Ulm. p. 57.
  • From the Isar to the Enns. p. 61.
  • Threat to France. p. 68.
  • Operations in Italy. p. 72.
  • Successes and Setbacks. p. 74.
  • Deception and Counter-Deception. p. 79.
  • 3. Campaign of Moravia: 21 November - 1 December. p. 85.
  • Allied Plans of Campaign. p. 89.
  • French Plans of Campaign. p. 92.
  • Coalition Offensive Begins. p. 96.
  • French Reaction and the Russian Flanking Maneuver. p. 106.
  • Coalition Offensive: Advance to Austerlitz. p. 111.
  • 4. Battle Begins: 2 December, 7:00 - 10:00 A.M. p. 120.
  • Opening Action at Tellnitz. p. 121.
  • Struggle for Sokolnitz. p. 136.
  • French Advance on the Pratzen Heights. p. 146.
  • 5. Outcome is Decided: 2 December, 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. p. 177.
  • First Cavalry Actions in the North and the Struggle for Blaziowitz. p. 161.
  • Stand-off on the Brunn-Olmutz Road and the Attack on Bosenitz. p. 173.
  • Battle's Climax: The Pratzen Heights. p. 177.
  • Struggle for Sokolnitz. p. 192.
  • 6. French Victory is Decisive: 2 December, 12:30 - 3:00 P.M. p. 218.
  • Drama on the Heights: The Clash of the Guards. p. 219.
  • Lannes vs. Bagration on the Brunn-Olmutz Road. p. 234.
  • Slaughter on the Goldbach. p. 242.
  • With Their Backs to the Ponds. p. 255.
  • 7. Allied Remnants Escape: 2 December, 3:00 P.M. - Midnight. p. 259.
  • South. p. 263.
  • North. p. 270.
  • Retreat Begins. p. 273.
  • Butcher's Bill: Losses of the Two Armies. p. 276.
  • Causes of Victory/Defeat. p. 282.
  • 8. End of the Third Coalition and the Origins of Napoleon's Grand Empire. p. 293.
  • Pursuit, Armistice and the Treaty of Pressburg. p. 294.
  • Austerlitz and the Fate of Europe. p. 301.
  • Appendices.
  • A. Assessment of Allied Army Strength Estimates. p. 307.
  • Computing the Strengths: The Available Allied Returns. p. 308.
  • Resolving the Discrepancies: Analyzing the Conflicting Assessments. p. 311.
  • B. Biographical Notes. p. 315.
  • French Commanders. p. 315.
  • Allied Commanders. p. 327.
  • C. Order of Battle of the French Army at Austerlitz. p. 336.
  • D. Order of Battle of the Allied Army at Austerlitz. p. 345.
  • Sources. p. 354.
  • Index. p. 364.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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