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

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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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000341/18130205/002/0002

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