1812: The Great Retreat/Paul Britten Austin. Greenhill Books. Hardcover. First edition 1996. Out of print. Condition: Very good. ISBN 1853672467
This final volume in the superb trilogy on Napoleon’s campaign in Russia during 1812 tells the story of one of the most famously disastrous and gripping events in European military history. Using the words of the survivors to describe their desperate withdrawal, it begins after the battle of MaloJaroslavetz and covers, in great detail, the long retreat to the river Niemen and the Polish border, supported by maps, illustrations, notes and index.