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Napoleon and the Mameluks

by Daniel Russ on April 12, 2018

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May 19th, 1798, 16,000 seamen, 38,000 combat troops, all packed on 13 ships of the line, 42 frigates, 160 support ships, and none of them know where the Hell they are headed. It was his fiercely charismatic personality that made this possible in the age of Napoleon.  Most people would wonder why the secrecy. How […]

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