The Rise of Napoleon

The Rise of Napoleon

Update: 2024-01-16
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Part 1 covers the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, tracing his journey from a modest beginning on the island of Corsica to his coronation as the Emperor of France. We explore the remarkable transformation of a young, ambitious artillery officer into a master strategist and charismatic leader. We uncover Napoleon's strategies, tactics, work habits, and leadership style.


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Sources:

Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts

Napoleon: Soldier of Destiny by Michael Broers

Swords Around a Throne: Napoleon's Grade Armee by John Elting

The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History by Alexander Mikaberidze

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Writing, production, and sound design by Ben Wilson.

Sound design assistance by Ezra Bakker Trupiano.

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The Rise of Napoleon

The Rise of Napoleon

Ben Wilson