Three days after the fall of france in 1940, napoleon, lying in his marble tomb in paris, received a visit from his greatest admirer adolf hitler, on his one and only visit to the french. Napoleon bonaparte and adolf hitler were two of history’s greatest dictators in this ground-breaking study, desmond seward finds striking parallels between their careers and their roles in. Adolf hitler's 1941 invasion of the soviet union met with many of the same disastrous consequences as napoleon bonaparte's previous 1812 summer invasion of the country then known as. Napoleon and hitler has 81 ratings and 4 reviews mike said: this book is a very good simple history covering the lives, from birth to death, of napoleon.
Edit: holy cow there are some seriously awesome stories here thank you so much :.
As a student of world history from india, i have studied both napoleon and hitler in detail hitler belonged to the 20th century where as napoleon belonged to the 19th century.
He does little more than present in the same chapter what he considers to be similar periods of napoleon's and hitler desmond's seward's napoleon and hitler's.