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pdf Ê Seven Men of Gascony Military Fiction Classics  R.F. Delderfield

For their lives across Europe until they confront their destiny at Waterloo This stirring saga is drawn A good read about 7 men who fought for Napoleon during the years 1809 1815 The early part of the book introduces the men and some of the individuals who affect their lives Frankly I was not as interested in the early part because of the romantic aspects of the storyOn various battlefields we learn of the fate of these men their ties to each other and their endurance during the years when glory slipped away from France Delderfield includes many of the great names of Napoleonic fame showing them as men and not just titles but the seven men of Gascony are the story not Napoleon or his marshals

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Seven Men of Gascony Military Fiction ClassicsFrom true stories left behind by the soldiers of the First Empire a dramatic tale of triumph and defeat I read this book during Reforger 1984 while travelling in a Duece 12 on some of the same roads as the storyThe book was in a collection donated by the library for us to read in the Contonment areas before we went out for the ExerciseI was facinated by this bookI found it an interesting look at the French Army Under NapoleanRecommend it to anyone

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Seven Men of Gascony Military Fiction Classics doc ¾ Paperback Ù naturaltreatment É Comrades and heroes the seven warriors slog through the swirl and tumult of the Napoleonic Wars fighting for their lives across Europe until they confront their destiny at Waterloo This stirring saga is drComrades and heroes the seven warriors slog through the swirl and tumult of the Napoleonic Wars fighting And what do we do in a a pandemic but turn to the stalwart classics of the bookshelf?I do not remember the first time I read Seven Men of Gascony but I know that it was a long time ago It was first published in the late 40s and the work of an author whom I have never uite learnt to love anywhere else but in this book But this book is enough this sprawling tale of the last few years of the Napoleonic Wars it is occasionally trite occasionally a little manipulative but rather utterly endlessly good I return to it regularly particularly when I need stories of people being people of nobility in the darkest of places of emotion so thick and so painterly that it might be a sunset and I needed it recently so I did And I love it still and I am so gladSeven Men of Gascony those magnificent seven is written from the French perspective from the viewpoint of seven men bought together in the chaos of the last few years of the First Empire It crosses battles continents skirmishes in the field skirmishes in the bedroom and it is old fashioned but it works It's a classic one that lets you see into why the French did what they did why they followed who they did and because of Delderfield's background in the RAF it is a classic which never lets you forget the man on the ground and the blood sweat and tears that he poured into making the world happenYou'll like this if you are forgiving towards boy's own adventures or a fan of the work of Bernard Cornwell or perhaps even in lockdown and desperate for a good old fashioned roaring adventure I like it I like it a lot And the ending also makes me cry Every time