What Moscow in flames looks like when you’re on drugs and it’s Christmas.

What Moscow in flames looks like when you’re on drugs and it’s Christmas.

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Napoleon Anecdotes

THE PARIS NEWSPAPERS

"When I landed at Cannes," said the late Emperor Napoleon, in a conversation at St. Helena, "the editors of the Paris newspapers inserted articles in their respective journals, headed as follows: ‘Rebellion of Buonaparte!’ five days afterward, ‘General Buonaparte has entered Grenoble!’ eleven days after, ‘Napoleon has made his entry into Lyons!’ twenty days after, ‘The Emperor is arrived at the Tuileries!’ After this, look for public opinion in the newspapers."

Napoleon Anecdotes, W. H. Ireland, page 28

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"Whoops Henri, I should have told you there was a step there. Ha ha. My bad."

"Whoops Henri, I should have told you there was a step there. Ha ha. My bad."

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Everyone wondered what was wrong with Napoleon “Big Head” Bonaparte?

Everyone wondered what was wrong with Napoleon “Big Head” Bonaparte?

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"Congratulations Sir. It’s from the Publisher’s Clearing House. You won a million dollars."
That time Napoleon got to meet Ed McMahon’s predecessor.

"Congratulations Sir. It’s from the Publisher’s Clearing House. You won a million dollars."

That time Napoleon got to meet Ed McMahon’s predecessor.

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This must be the scary Boney monster the English frightened their children with.

This must be the scary Boney monster the English frightened their children with.

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Napoleon Anecdotes

POLICY AND PRESENCE OF MIND OF NAPOLEON AT THE BATTLE OF LODI

In arranging the line of battle, it was the privilege of the Parisian guards to attend the general-in-chief, who wore their uniform. They attended Buonaparte as his personal guards at the battle of Lodi. In the tremendous attack upon the bridge, he called to them to advance: they hesitated; upon which he instantly threw off his uniform, and demanded the regimental dress of another corps who were advancing. The Parisian guards felt ashamed and indignant: they rushed forward and carried the bridge.

Napoleon Anecdotes, W. H. Ireland, pages 25-26

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