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Napoleon’s Faithful Soldier: The Story Of Louvel (part 2)

Tweet Berri’s carriage approaches. Scenes from Louvel’s past flash before him. The image of his wife and child give way to that of Napoleon with him at Borodino. Louvel rushes forward with his saddler’s awl… Back in the prison cell … Continue reading

18. May 2021 by rkh
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Napoleon’s Faithful Soldier: the story of Louis Pierre Louvel (part 1)

Tweet Paris 1820. Five years after Waterloo. Napoleon is dying on St Helena. The Bourbon dynasty is restored to the French throne, reactionaries determined to obliterate Napoleon’s memory. Officially he is referred to as Bonaparte, sometimes as the Monster. A … Continue reading

17. May 2021 by rkh
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