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Sioux Falls Atheists endorse The Campaigns of Napoleon: Vol. 1 for
giving us an excellent factual account of the Napoleonic wars.

The Campaigns of Napoleon: Vol. 1
The Story of the Napoleonic Wars

The Campaigns of Napoleon: Vol. 1 (2006) - 165 minutes
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This spectacular series tells the stories of the world's greatest military commander, and features dramatized reconstructions and re-enactments, stunning excerpts from feature films and "eye-witness" accounts of the battles.

Featuring expert commentary and analyses by Dr. David Chandler, the world's foremost military historian, former Head of War Studies at Sandhurst, and author of The Campaigns of Napoleon.

Featuring:

  • Large Scale Napoleonic battle reconstructions
  • Hundreds of contemporary images and paintings
  • Informative graphics and maps
  • Weapons, strategies and tactics
  • Narration by Brain Blessed and Robert Powell

Titles in this box set include:

  • 1805 The Battle of Austerlitz
    • The Battle: A superb record of the Emperor Napoleon's greatest triumph. As the famous sun of Austerlitz rose through the pale mist on the morning of December 2, 1805, the stage was set for one of the most decisive battles of the Napoleonic Era. By evening, the combined armies of Austria and Russia would by utterly destroyed. It was to be Napoleon's greatest victory, acheived by a commander at the very peak of his powers.
    • The Program: This stunning DVD features dramatized reconstructions and 'eye-witness' accounts' plus Russian achieve film footage from Bondarchuck's masterpiece War and Peace. With 3D graphic mapping techniques and delightful period imagery, The Battle of Austerlitz is a memorable account of a bloody battle which had a profound effect on the course of European history.
  • 1812 Napoleon's Road to Moscow
    • The Battles: A disaster in the snow - the story of Napoleon's Russian campaign. It was to be Napoleon Bonaparte's greatest adventure - an invasion of Russia with an army of more than 650,000 men, the largest the world had yet seen. The Emperor's irresistible progress into the vast Russian interior saw the battle of Borodino - one of the bloodiest day's fighting in military history. But the Emperor would finally be defeated, not in battle, but by a combination of Russian guile and the savage winter snows. Even now, the infamous 'Retreat from Moscow' epitomizes the suffering of ordinary soldiers.
    • The Program: 1812 - Napoleon's Road to Moscow is a powerful record of one of history's greatest military disasters. Featuring dramatized reconstructions, stunning period imagery and the latest 3D computer graphics, the program follows the dramatic course of events, including the Battle of Borodino and the cruel 'Retreat from Moscow' which claimed over half a million lives. The program also draws extensively on spectacular scenes from the Oscar-winning Russian film War and Peace.
  • 1815 The Battle of Waterloo
    • The Battle: A powerful account of the final defeat of the Emperor Napoleon. It was a battle which would change the face of Europe forever…a day of savage fighting which destroyed the dreams of Napoleon and freed the continent from the threat of his vaulting ambition. Yet it could have been so different…for the outcome of the great battle was determined by a handful of fateful decisions and desperate actions.
    • The Program: This spectacular DVD tells the story of the final thunderous battle of the Napoleonic era featuring stunning excerpts from major feature films, specially filmed authentic reconstruction and re-enactment footage, plus dramatized 'eye-witness' accounts of the battle. It provides an unique record of one of the turning points in world history.

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The Campaigns of Napoleon: Vol. 1
The Story of the Napoleonic Wars

Sioux Falls Atheists endorse The Campaigns of Napoleon: Vol. 1 for
giving us an excellent factual account of the Napoleonic wars.