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Napoleon a Hero

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 02:11 AM
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Hero

A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially



One who has risked or sacrificed his or her life:



Introduction



Napoleon Bonaparte was a patriotic and passionate man.   He was a military genius who indelibly stamped his personality on an era. His theories about waging war, his conduct of campaigns, and battlefield tactics all became benchmarks for military commanders throughout the 19th century and today.     “If I shall be defeated here this day it would be by the greatest general in the modern world” (Field Marshall Lord Wellington cited in Vandalia 1963:78)

\"There are but two powers in the world, the sword and the mind. In the long run the sword is always beaten by the mind.\"   (Napoleon Bonaparte cited in Vandalia, 1963: title page).  

Napoleons men were always clothed properly and were payed generously.  

Napoleon was a natural public speaker and had an excellent power of persuasion. Bonaparte was a very intelligent man who believed wars are won by precise planning.   Napoleons Empire spread through most of Europe and for the first few years of his reign he did this with ease.   He treated his men as human beings, not as lesser beings like his English opponent.



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Napoleon started his military career as a junior officer in the French artillery; he was well noted for his commitment to his duty and his efficiency in his work. Bonaparte was a passionate man who always put his own life on the line if his fellow comrades were in danger. This is one of the marks of a true hero.   Napoleon Bonaparte was a brave man and although he risked his life for many men he rarely made a foolish decision.   Bonaparte was unquestionably a born leader.   Often in the harshest conditions he took this role to protect his fellow comrades.   As a leader, the future emperor of France never took full credit for his successes and never took full blame for...

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  1. nice
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    • Apr 06, 2010 - Evaluator: (iosua1)
    • Very well put together! :)