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  1. KorbenDallas

    1812: Moscow Column that never happened. Allegedly...

    I happened to stumble upon an interesting 1813 publication, and wanted to share it with the blog readers. It's about a column made of French cannons seized during the war of 1812. Russians were planning on erecting this column in 1813 in Moscow. According to what we know, this project did not...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1812 Battle of Borodino: Napoleon's Army and Battle Evidence

    The Battle of Borodino was a battle fought on 7 September 1812 in the Napoleonic Wars during the French invasion of Russia. The fighting involved around 250,000 troops and left at least 70,000 casualties, making Borodino the deadliest day of the Napoleonic Wars. I find it interesting that in...
  3. KorbenDallas

    1840: Napoleon's Funeral Carriage

    Napoleon died (on the island of Saint Helena off the coast of Africa ) in 1821, most likely (lol, sure) of stomach cancer, and in 1840 his body was returned to Paris, where it was interred in the Hotel des Invalides. With regard to the below article, who, or what do you think was being...
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    Tartary - an Empire hidden in history. It was bigger than Russia once...

    TARTARY "Tartary, a vast country in the northern parts of Asia, bounded by Siberia on the north and west: this is called Great Tartary. The Tartars who lie south of Muscovy and Siberia, are those of Astracan, Circassia, and Dagistan, situated north-west of the Caspian-sea; the Calmuc Tartars...
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