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Defiant04 Feb 2008 5:54 p.m. PST

Hi guys,

For anyone wanting to know the full story of Marshall Ney and more interestingly his downfall and final trial which saw him executed I highly recommend "Marshall Ney, bravest of the brave" by A. H. Atteridge. I found it a superb book that enlightened me deeply with an extraordinarily open and unbiased look at the man, his feats and faults. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to know Ney and what made him tick. The last chapters alone dealing with his trial and subsequent execution are so well written and researched I could not put the book down at times.



Steven H Smith04 Feb 2008 6:17 p.m. PST

The Bravest of the Brave, Michel Ney: Marshal of France, Duke of Elchingen … by Andrew Hilliard Atteridge. 1912. 379 pages:


Memoirs of Marshal Ney by A Bulos. 1833-1834:

Vol 1:

Vol 2:

Historic Doubts as to the Execution of Marshal Ney by James Augustus Weston. 1895. 310 pages:


Vie du maréchal Ney, duc d'Elchingen, prince de la Moskowa: comprenant le … by Raymond Balthazard Maizeau. 1816:


Procès du maréchal Ney: ou Recueil complet des interrogatoires, déclarations … by France Chambre des pairs. 1815:

Vol 1:


Mémoires du Maréchal Ney, duc d'Elchingen, prince de la Moskowa by A. Bulos. 1833:

Vol 1:

Vol 2:

Le maréchal Ney d'après les documents authentiques by Edmond Antoine Poinsot. 1869. 208 pages:


Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2008 6:29 a.m. PST

This is aso a very good volume on the Marshal:


Defiant05 Feb 2008 4:39 p.m. PST

Thank you Dave, will check that one out

Maxshadow07 Feb 2008 10:24 p.m. PST

Does he express any opinion about whether he was the same man after 1812 or not?

Steven H Smith07 Feb 2008 10:54 p.m. PST


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