Tag: Napoleonic Wars

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  • Military History

Napoleons Last Victory

Napoleon pummeled Blucher at Ligny on June 16, 1815. Although forced back the Prussians maintained…

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  • Military History

Halberds and Spontoons

The sergeant’s halberd and the officer’s pontoon survived as symbols of rank well into the…

  • Military Games

Game Preview: Holdfast: Nations at War

A unique Napoleonic Wars shooter is hitting Steam as an Early Access game.

  • Books

Book Review: A Brief Look at Ten New Book Releases

Christopher Miskimon gives a quick look at ten new books that are hitting the shelves…

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Book Review: Nine Literary Picks For May 2017

From Pax Romana to the Projects of Skunkworks, WHN covers nine fascinating military history books…

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Photos: Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars

These aged veterans of the Napoleonic Wars are likely the earliest uniformed soldiers ever caught…

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General Mikhail Kutuzov and the Battle of the Danube

With war looming again with France, Russian General Mikhail Kutuzov had to end quickly the…

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Chevau-Légers Polonais: Napoleon’s Polish Cavalry Charge at Somosierra Pass

Finding the Somosierra pass blocked by Spanish batteries, Napoleon ordered his Polish light horse to…

  • Civil War

Elite Units of the Civil War

The Industrial Age combined with American ingenuity to form special units during the Civil War.…

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Napoleon Bonaparte’s Failing Health at Dresden

Napoleon won a great victory at Dresden, but many historians believe his sudden illness—uncontrollable diarrhea…