Category: NAPOLEON

Timing, as they say is everything. With everyone currently at home under confinement there has never been a better time to launch a series of…

At 10:15pm, the Police in Plymouth on the south coast of Devon in England, were called by concerned members of the public when they saw…

The Battle of Waterloo took place on June 18, 1815, in a gently sloping valley around six miles south of the city of Brussels in…

As far as the military history of France goes, there is little that can compete with the greatness of Napoleon Bonaparte. He was one of…

Historically there are very few military forces that can feasibly live up to the standards set by the cliche of ‘live fast, die young and…

The Battle of Salamanca happened on July 22nd, 1812.  Having achieved decisive victories at Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajoz and henceforth breaking through Portugal, he thrust…

Napoleon Bonaparte’s Italian campaign in 1796-7 helped end the French Revolutionary Wars for France, but they were considerably more successful in regards to what they…

It is a common misconception that the Navies of the Napoleonic Wars used only massive ships, crewed by hundreds of men, which would slowly close and…

The awesome power of the Napoleonic Empire was built on the blood and courage of millions of soldiers. Though Napoleon is remembered as an icon…

Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt was his last great military campaign before seizing power as First Consul of France. Despite being a disaster, it helped him…

Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise to power marked the death knell of the French Revolution. His autocratic government ended the attempts at increased democracy that had shaken…

Rain and snow tend to make people stay inside with a nice cup of tea, hot chocolate, or maybe something stronger. As you would expect,…