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  • Military History Magazine

    The Lion’s Last Roar: Marshal Michel Ney

    Napoléon’s beloved Marshal Michel Ney went down swinging a broken sword for France—only to face a firing squad of his countrymen. Napoléon Bonaparte called him “a lion” and amid an army of heroes singled him out as “the bravest...

  • MHQ Magazine

    How Napoleon Lost Paris

    In early March 1814, Napoleon was outmaneuvered at Laon, France, by Field Marshal Gebhard von Blücher’s Allied army, leaving the capital city of Paris unprotected   IN EARLY NOVEMBER 1813, several weeks after his crushing defeat...