French invasion o Roushie

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French Invasion o Roushie
Pairt o the Napoleonic Wars

Clockwise frae tap left: The Battle o Borodino bi Louis Lejeune; The Fire o Moscow bi Albrecht Adam; Marshal Ney at the battle o Kaunas bi Auguste Raffet; French retreat bi Illarion Pryanishnikov
Date24 Juin  – 14 December 1812
(5 months, 2 weeks and 6 days)
LocationRoushie Empire

Decisive Roushie veectory[1]

 Roushie Empire
Commanders an leaders
Grande Armée: c. 685,000[4]
Casualties an losses
Daiths: 210,000[7]

The French invasion o Roushie, kent in Roushie as the Patriotic War o 1812 ([Отечественная война 1812 года, Otechestvennaya Voyna 1812 Goda] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) an in Fraunce as the Roushie Campaign (French: Campagne de Russie), begoud on 24 Juin 1812 whan Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman River in an attempt tae engage an defeat the Roushie airmy.[8] The invasion wis a failyie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. von Clausewitz, Carl (1996). The Russian campaign of 1812. Transaction Publishers. Introduction by Gérard Chaliand, VII. ISBN 1-4128-0599-6
  2. Christian Wilhelm von Faber du Faur, Campagne de Russie 1812: d'après le journal illustré d'un témoin oculaire, éditions Flammarion, 1812, 319 pages, p.313.
  3. Eugène Labaume, Relation circonstanciée de la Campagne de Russie en 1812, éditions Panckoucke-Magimel, 1815, p.453-454.
  4. a b c Riehn 1991, p. 50.
  5. Zamoyski 2005, p. 536 — note this includes daiths o preesoners in capteevity.
  6. The Wordsworth Pocket Encyclopedia, p. 17, Hertfordshire 1993.
  7. Bogdanovich, "History of Patriotic War 1812", Spt., 1859–1860, Appendix, pp. 492–503.
  8. [Boudon Jacques-Olivier, Napoléon et la campagne de Russie: 1812, Armand Colin, 2012.] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)


  • Riehn, Richard K. (1991), 1812: Napoleon's Russian Campaign (Paperback ed.), New York: Wiley, ISBN 978-0471543022
  • Zamoyski, Adam (2005), 1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow, London: Harper Perennial, ISBN 0-00-712374-4