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Napoleon's Soldiers - Photo's of Veterans taken in 1858.

Article about: Here's an interesting article, a photo montage of veterans of the Grande Armee who marched in the Place Vendome, Paris every year marking Napolean's death on the 5th of May 1821. Evidently t

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    Default Napoleon's Soldiers - Photo's of Veterans taken in 1858.

    Here's an interesting article, a photo montage of veterans of the Grande Armee who marched in the Place Vendome, Paris every year marking Napolean's death on the 5th of May 1821. Evidently they were proud to have served the emperor, and must have cut a remarkable sight in their original uniforms.

    The only surviving images of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

    Regards, Ned.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Amazing to see these pics. Thanks for posting the link Ned.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Very interesting indeed, thanks for sharing this.

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    Great link Ned , a remarkable set of photos !!

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    Now that's a real historical reference ......
    A definite "Oakley-Doakley" to Ned ...
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