Battle of Austerlitz: Napoleon's Greatest Victory

2 December is a special date for those fascinated by Napoleon Bonaparte. Not only is this the date he crowned himself Emperor of France in 1804, but also the date of his greatest victory a year later, the Battle of Austerlitz. James Rogers is joined by world-leading historian Andrew Roberts to dissect the conditions, tactics and aftermath of Napoleon's greatest battle.


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Passages read by Matt Lewis


Music:

Not My Taste (a) - Doug B Rossi, Tony Phillips

Majesty (a) - Bradley Andrew Segal, Haim Mazar

Force of Nature (a) - John Christopher Lucas Lemke


 

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