Category Archives: The Napoleonic Wars

  1. The Life of Boris: A Very Naughty Boy


    16/11/2012 by noonobservation

    In the corner of a second-hand bookshop next to Sherborne Abbey, I recently met a handsome Russian cavalry officer by …
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  2. Blücher: How Care in the Community Saved Europe


    02/11/2012 by noonobservation

    You don’t have to be mad to be a Napoleonic Field-Marshal, but it helps. When Napoleon escaped imprisonment on Elba …
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  3. Borodino: Where Napoleon met his Waterloo


    07/09/2012 by noonobservation

    Call me strange, but when I get a new diary, I like to ritualistically go through the events of the …
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