Napolean

Napoleon’s Mistress.

by Daniel Russ on July 19, 2012

  The Battle of Eylau was one of those victories for the Grande Armee that a commander might prefer not to boast about. Rules of engagement for the 15th through the 19th centuries generally gave the win to who ever stayed on the battlefield, a call not unlike a tie that goes to the runner […]

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Book Review “The True Story Of The Campaigns Of War And Peace” by Dominic Lieven

April 21, 2010

“Brave descendents of courageous Slavs! You always smashed the teeth of the lions and tigers who sought to attack you. Let everyone unite: with the Cross in your hearts and weapons in your hands no human force will defeat you.” With these words, Tsar Alexander I appealed to the Russian people to join the fight […]

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June 16, 2009

A wounded soldier cried out. Napolean ordered a stretcher for him.

“It’s a Russian sir,” one of his aides commented.

Napolean commented “After a victory there are no enemies, only men.”

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June 3, 2009

The officers stood and turned their backs on Wellington. An onlooker tried to apologize to the speaker for the rude display.

“Not to worry Madame,” Wellington remarked. “I have seen their backs before.”

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