The French Army was declining before he even invaded Russia. Too many losses meant conscripts were becoming the norm, and the army grew so large that Napoleon found it difficult to manage. French commanders began to use human wave tactics with increasing intensity.
>>678407 ???? The French army peaked in 1812 lad Le Grande Armee had 650,000 men There were another ~200,000 in Spain If Napoleon had cowed Russia, he would have been able to swoop through Spain with his massive army and lessen the British presence If the Peninsula was the only front, he could have performed admirably
>>678769 He stated on Saint Helena that some sort of system like the EU (He called it the United States of Europe) was a distinct possibility, and he was certainly making steps towards stronger continental unity with the Continental System.
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