Sketches of the Horrors of War

Sketches of the Horrors of War : Chiefly Selected from Labaume's Narrative of the Campaign in Russia, in 1812; Translated from the French, with Some Observations (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sketches of the Horrors of War: Chiefly Selected From Labaume's Narrative of the Campaign in Russia, in 1812; Translated From the French, With Some Observations Sept. Sth. Borodino -a redoubt on the left of the Russian position was taken by storm. This important position was purchased with the blood of One thousand of our men, more than one half of whom were left dead In the entrenchments they had so'gcriousiy carried. The next day the Emperor, passing in review the 61st' regiment which had snfiered the most, asked the colonel, what he had done With one of his battalions? Sire, ' replied it is in the redoubt. P. 181. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 54g
  • English
  • 45 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243265905
  • 9780243265909