Preface Introduction War Comes to Italy The Defense of Eastern Italy, September 1813 Eugene Withdraws Behind the Tagliamento and on the Adige, October and November 1813 December 1813: Murat's Treachery, Affairs at Rovigo, Boara, and Castagnaro, and the Fall of Zara (Zadar) Neapolitan Treachery Afoot: The Siege of Venice, Castel Sant'Angelo, Civitavecchia, Ancona, and Genoa, January 1814 The Battle of the Mincio, 8 February 1814 Murat's Treachery Exposed, February 1814 Withdrawal over the Taro, Engagements at Parma and Reggio Emilia, and the Siege of Venice, March-April 1814 The Sieges of Venice and Genoa: Withdrawal and Surrender, March-May 1814 Appendixes Bibliography Index
GEORGE F. NAFZIGER, USNR-Ret., has authored numerous books and articles on the subject of military history. Nafziger is a former Director of the Napoleonic Society of America and the Napoleonic Alliance . He is also owner of The Nafziger Collection, a publishing house specializing in the Napoleonic Wars and World War II history.MARCO GIOANNINI is the Public Relations Manager of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation, one of Italy's leading research institutions in the social sciences. He has a long-standing interest in the military history of the Napoleonic era and has published several articles in Napoleonic journals. The military history advisor of the Marengo Bicentennial, he is also the author of a book on the Battle of Marengo.
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"Napoleonic experts will be gratified by the wealth of detail the authors have painstakingly pulled from primary accounts....[t]his is a good foundation from which a "new style" military historian can fill in the tantilizing gaps."-Canadian Journal of History