Napoleon and the Eagles of Europe
History Hit podcast
The History Hit podcast with Dan Snow: Austerlitz – Napoleon's Greatest Victory, featuring author Ian Castle.
In this authoritative and beautifully illustrated new account of Napoleon's greatest victory and the campaign that preceded it, Ian Castle sheds new light on the actions of the commanders and questions the assumptions - and explores the myths - that have shaped our understanding of the event ever since. His account follows every twist and turn of a war that was fought out across central Europe two centuries ago. In particular he reconstructs the course of the action in every sector of the Austerlitz battlefield, using French, Austrian and Russian records, and re-evaluates the place of the battle in the history and mythology of the Napoleonic era.
As featured 'On The Shelf'Wargames Illustrated, April 2019