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|Congratulations to all the winners
of the 2012 Napoleon Series Writing Contest! This contest honors the
many great papers that were published by the Napoleon Series in 2010.
Click on the link to see the winning entries! 2012
Napoleon Series Writing Contest
New? The Napoleon Series has over 12,200 articles,
maps, illustrations, reviews, photographs, and charts! We added
new items last year! This past year we have focued on primary source
material, with hundreds of pages of new or hard to find information.
We keep our readers current by updating our "What's New" Section
twice every month. To see previous years' listings, click on: What
We Haved Added over the Years
War of 1812 Magazine is a regular feature
that is published on the Napoleon Series.
The aim of the magazine is to offer information, discussion, and
a place to learn about an oft-neglected aspect of the Napoleonic
Wars, the first and only war fought between Great Britain and the
United States, from 1812 to 1814. Recent articles include:
Forum We have a very active discussion forum with a searchable
archives of over 75,000 messages dating back to 2001.
contains hundreds of articles, images, and maps in a variety of military
topics, divided into the following major sections: organization and
uniforms, campaigns and battles, virtual battlefield tours, and a
map archive. Recent additions include:
has articles and primary source material on mostly non-military subjects,
such as: biographies, eyewitness accounts, government, politics, and
society. Here you can find:
contains reviews of new and out-of-print books, as well as web sites,
multimedia, miniatures and periodicals. Among them are:
Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars. Russian Voices of the Napoleonic
Wars, Vol. III
1814: Trahisons et Reniements
The Exploits of Ensign Bakewell – With the
Inniskillings in the Peninsula, 1810-11; and in Paris, 1815
Charging Against Wellington: The French Cavalry in the Peninsular War,
The Waterloo Archive
Volume IV: British Sources
Shipwrecks of the
Revolutionary & Napoleonic Eras
Napoleon's 9th Light Infantry Regiment
Napoleon’s German Division in Spain, Volume
I: Nassau, Baden, Frankfurt, Dutch& Hessen-Darmstadt Troops, their
Regimental History, Uniforms & Organization
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Napoleonic Society (INS) is a primary sponsor of the Napoleon
Series. This non-profit organization, established by Ben
Weider, is an educational body whose goal is to promote the
study of the Napoleonic Era in accordance with proper academic standards.