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Exploring History

Napoleon’s Invasion of Russia

A detailed look at the turning point for the French emperor

What preceded the campaign into Russia? What exactly happened in that enormous, vast country in the summer and winter of 1812 and where did things go wrong for Napoleon? An overview of Napoleon’s campaign in Russia.

Painting by Vasili Veresjtsjagin

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Vidar

Interested in almost everything but especially history, science and technology