1812

PART ONE It will soon be years since Napoleon s Grand Army marched into Russia only a tiny fraction of the troops would ever make it out again Little did the soldiers know that they w

  • Title: 1812
  • Author: John Tarttelin
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  • Page: 500
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  • 1812 PART ONE It will soon be 200 years since Napoleon s Grand Army marched into Russia only a tiny fraction of the 600,000 troops would ever make it out again Little did the soldiers know that they would face the coldest Russian winter for a hundred years.This was due to an unprecedented set of climatic events The decade 1810 to 1820 was the coldest in the C19th In1812 PART ONE It will soon be 200 years since Napoleon s Grand Army marched into Russia only a tiny fraction of the 600,000 troops would ever make it out again Little did the soldiers know that they would face the coldest Russian winter for a hundred years.This was due to an unprecedented set of climatic events The decade 1810 to 1820 was the coldest in the C19th In 1812 the so called Little Ice Age was coming to an end but a spate of volcanic eruptions, a dearth of sunspots and a rapid El Nino La Nina changeover event all added to the bizarre weather conditions that destroyed the largest Army the world had ever seen The march into Russia was as bad as the infamous retreat In June temperatures soared and reminded veterans of the Egyptian Campaign while terrible storms with freezing hail killed 10,000 horses overnight In October Napoleon thought Moscow was as mild as Paris at that time of the year but within a few weeks the first snows of winter started to fallThe story starts in May at the famous gathering of rulers in Dresden There, Andre Legrand and his friend Alexandre, two soldiers in Napoleon s Imperial Guard await orders while Colonel Count Armand Lafayette has just been appointed an ADC to the Emperor Soon Andre meets up with an old friend of his and a femme fatale who will haunt him for the duration of the Campaign The Army crosses the River Niemen and enters Russia and the easy victory that most people expected vanishes into thin air.There are over 57,000 words in Part One, 11 chapters and 310 pages.

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    1. John Tarttelin

      Born by the coast of the North Sea in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England Attended Sheffield City College of Education 1973 1977 and trained to be a history and geography teacher Took a B.Ed in history and wrote a thesis on Frederick the Great of Prussia Later got an M.A in history with Sheffield Polytechnic and University 1983 86 and wrote a dissertation on Thomas Wentworth the First Earl of Strafford who came from Wentworth, South Yorkshire near to where I now live in Doncaster.After over eleven years of teaching I left to become a writer I set up my own business of SOULADREAM PRODUCTIONS on November 1st 2011 I have some 30 titles on Kindle and of my writing can be found on Scribd where I have had over a million hits.I have so far published five titles using the Createspace platform The Weavers of Time Five Great Sci Fi Stories Zombie Total Zombie and The Real Napoleon The Untold Story I have been a member of The International Napoleonic Society since 2008 having been asked to join by its founder the late Ben Weider.On KIndle I have several titles in a new genre I call Horrotica a mixture of horror and erotica Incubus Gothic is about demonic possession and contains 175,000 words Total Zombie is 80,000 words.The Weavers of Time is a mammoth 198,000 word Viking Saga which is already out in six parts on Kindle I have now released Book One of The Weavers of Time as a paperback.

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