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The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflict...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, primarily led and financed by the United Kingdom. The wars resulted from the unresolved disputes associated with the French Revolution and the Revolutionary Wars, which had raged on for years before concluding with the Treaty of Amiens in 1802. The resumption of hostilities the following year paved
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New exhibit traces war's long and brutal evolution

Deutsche Welle - 23 Oct 2018
In this way, a forensic-anthropological investigation of the bones of soldiers who were killed during the Napoleonic war on the battlefields of Asparn and Deutsch Wagram give personal insight into the destinies of individuals who perished during the ...
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Pik Botha, 1932-2018: A man who helped South Africa escape apartheid

Communities Digital News - 23 Oct 2018
The British occupied the Cape during the Napoleonic wars and took complete control after the Congress of Vienna. The Boers left, establishing two independent republics, the Transvaal and the Orange Free State. There was peace between Britain and the ...
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Autumn in the New Forest

Geographical - 23 Oct 2018
For centuries, the forest provided much of Britain's need for wood during wartime, being a source of timber for Royal Navy ships, including many comprising Admiral Nelson's fleet during the Napoleonic Wars. During the First World War, many native oaks ...
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Winning peace

European Council on Foreign Relations - 13 Oct 2018
There certainly hadn't been an absence of disputes and challenges of different sorts on the European scene since the Congress of Vienna had tried to put Europe back into some sort of shape after the French Revolution and the years of the Napoleonic wars.
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Who was the real Granny Smith?

BBC News - 19 Oct 2018
The end of the Napoleonic Wars had led to a labour surplus and depressed wages for farm labourers. At the same time, increased mechanisation had reduced demand for agricultural labour. Poor, hungry and increasingly angry, rural families took action in ...
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How Douglas MacArthur Masterminded The Korean War's Inchon Invasion

The National Interest Online (blog) - 07 Oct 2018
The method of the North Korean steamroller-like advance was also quite basic: Swing left and then right of their opponents' lines in broad, flanking movements, so well practiced by British line infantry regiments during the entirety of the Napoleonic ...
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The Irish woman who became 'prisoner' of a Russian princess

Irish Times - 24 Sep 2018
Russia was also a favourable destination because the ongoing Napoleonic Wars made continental travel relatively risky, but the Baltic Sea was still passable. Ireland had its problems, too. Wilmot left Ireland for Russia in April 1803, just before ...
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The Contradictions and conflicts of Napoleon

Shine News (press release) - 28 Sep 2018
It is a monumental body of work on every aspect of the life and reign of the man born in 1769 and who died in exile in 1821 after ruling France for a decade and redrawing the map of Europe with his conquests in the Napoleonic Wars. Narrated along with ...

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