The Battle of Borodino: Napoleon Against Kutuzov
On 7 September 1812 at Borodino, 75 miles west of Moscow, the armies of the Russian and French empires clashed in one of the climactic battles of the Napoleonic Wars. This horrific and controversial contest has fascinated historians ever since. This book tells the story of the battle.
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1st Brigade 2nd Western Army adjutant Alexander Artillery 6 guns attack Baggovut Bagration Bagration's Barclay de Tolly Battery Company Battle of Borodino battlefield Bennigsen Bogdanovich canister casualties Caulaincourt charge Chasseurs a Cheval Chevau-leger Clausewitz Colonel columns command Company 12 guns Cossack Regiment Cuirassier Division Cuirassier Regiment cuirassiers Davout deployed Dokhturov dokumenty Don Cossack Emperor enemy Eugene fighting fire fleches Foot Artillery forces fortification French Garnich Guard Gzhatsk Horse Artillery III Corps Imperial Glory infantry Infantry Regiment Jager Regiment killed Kolocha Konovnitsyn Kutaisov Kutuzov left flank Lieutenant Light Cavalry Light Company Lowenstern Major Mikhailovsky-Danilevsky Moscow moved Mozhaisk Murat Napoleon Old Smolensk Road Opolchenye pisma Platov Polish Poniatowski Prince ravine Rayevsky Rayevsky's Redoubt recalled redoubt Regiment 2nd Brigade reinforcements retreat RGVIA right flank Russian Army Russian cavalry Segur seized Semeyonovskoye September 1812 Shevardino skirmishers Smolensk soldiers supported troops Tuchkov Utitsa Vaudoncourt village Vistula Legion vospominaniya Westphalian Wiirttemberg wounded Yermolov