NAPOLEON & THE ARCHDUKE CHARLES A history of the Franco-Austrian Campaign in the Valley of the Danube in 1819


A narration and analysis of one of Napoleon’s hardest-fought campaigns, the 1809 action against Austria’s Archduke Charles which culminated in the great battles of Essling-Aspern and Wagram. In the opinion of the author F. Loraine Petre – Napoleon was lucky to win, and Charles unlucky to lose.