The Retreat from Moscow by Napoleon’s Grand Army – the Russian Winter of 1812-13

Posted on January 18th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Newspaper story from February 1813 reporting on the retreat in Russia by Napoleon’s Grand Army

Brr! And brr, again! The weather has gone all ‘retreat from Moscow’-ish!

And yet things could certainly be a lot worse…

Just to prove the point, here is a newspaper story from February 1813, reporting on the epic retreat of Napoleon’s Grand Army in the Russian winter of 1812-13.

newspaper story from 1813 about napoleon’s retreat from moscow

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Chester Chronicle – Friday 05 February 1813

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