The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier/Jakob Walter, edited by Marc Raeff. The Windrush Press. Softcover. First UK edition 1991. Out of print. Condition: Very good. ISBN 1900624052
This timeless and unforgettable memoir of the horrors of war was witten by an 18 year old German who was conscripted into Napoleon’s Army. The journal covers his experiences during the campaigns in Russia and Poland from 1806 to 1813 and illustrates the awful conditions and privations endured by the soldiers on the long retreat from Moscow.