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Battle of borodino

Explore the significance of the Battle of Borodino, a pivotal moment in military history. Discover key strategies, heroes, and outcomes of this epic clash that shaped the course of warfare.
Empire, Battle Of Borodino, Army Uniform, Military Uniforms, East Europe, Hussar, French Army, Napoleonic Wars, Military Art

On September 2, thousands of French and Russian actors re-created the 200-year-old Battle of Borodino, which led to the defeat of Napoleon's forces and a rise in Russian patriotism. Nearly 100,000 onlookers watched the reenactment of the critical battle, fought on September 7, 1812, as Napoleon's forces advanced on Moscow. The outnumbered French forces won the bloody battle but lost the war after being driven out of Moscow by Russian forces after local residents had torched and abandoned the…

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John Hergt