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The Defence of Paris 1814 “In the Grand Manner” 12-14th July 2019

Despite a series of startling and heroic victories, the Grande Armee were gradually forced back by overwhelming Allied forces converging on PARIS. In desperation, Napoleon struck Eastwards, aiming at the Allied communications and hoping to distract them into retiring. Partly due to captured dispatches, the bluff failed and the two main Allied armies moved inexorably towards the French capital. Continue reading

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