Post Tagged with: "Napoleon Bonaparte"

Browser uncovers Napoleonic War gold in Hobart bookshop

May 11, 2016 6:30 am
Browser uncovers Napoleonic War gold in Hobart bookshop

The journal features hand-drawn diagrams. You never know what gem you’ll uncover in a second-hand bookshop, but finding a journal from the Napoleonic Wars is like striking pure gold. In this case it was the diary of Lieutenant-Colonel John Squire, of the Royal Engineers, who served with the Duke of […]

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Bicentenary celebrates the rise and fall of Napoleon, one of history’s great heroes

March 9, 2015 4:55 am
Bicentenary celebrates the rise and fall of Napoleon, one of history’s great heroes

 French actor Frank Samson plays Napoleon as part of the bicentenary celebrations. Photo / AP On March 20, Napoleon Bonaparte will once more set foot on the cobbled streets of Paris, the staging point of his plan to rout his enemies and recover the empire he lost. Well, okay, it […]

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