Napoleon and the Evolution in the Revolution

An analysis of Napoleon’s tactics during his years as a military leader.

This paper looks at the evolution of military equipment and tactics during Napoleon’s age and wars. It looks at the benefits of the advancements for Napoleon and how he conquered and succeeded as much as he did.
“In Peter Paret’s quote of Napoleon Bonaparte one can hope to understand what he means when speaking of how Napoleon ?recognized the military potential of the changes taking place, and brought them together into a system of unexcelled destructive power.? Most people will read into this and may think the evolution of military weapons is the change, but this would be an inaccurate assumption; the weaponry, which did indeed change, only changed slightly from the days of Louis XIV. Although the evolution of weapons did help, the main changes were the changes in strategy and tactics innovated and implemented by Napoleon.”