Books: Aide's Napoleon

WITH NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA—General de Caulaincourt—Morrow ($3.75).

General Armand de Caulaincourt, first Duke of Vicenza, was born in Picardy in 1773, became a soldier at the age of 14, a brevetted second lieutenant at 15, a member of the National Guard during the French Revolution, was jailed as an aristocrat at 19. In the turbulent years that followed, when military careers fell to young men. he became Napoleon's aide-de-camp, was twice wounded, had seen 15 years of service at the age of 29. Two scandals darkened his life. He was unjustly suspected of responsibility...

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