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Spotlight: Crossing the Berezina

At the end of last month, we explored Napoleon’s disastrous Russian campaign. This week, we’re looking at a particularly grim episode from the retreat – the battle at Berezina. The Road to Berezina After wasting five precious weeks in the smouldering ruins of Moscow, Napoleon’s army finally turned southward. After capturing Russia’s spiritual capital, the…

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Black Powder 2: Napoleon in Russia

As the weather gets wintery, we’re continuing our series of articles on Black Powder 2 with a long march into Russia. This week we’re looking at Napoleon’s Russian campaign. Despite being the undisputed master of Europe, Napoleon was plagued by an unceasing guerilla war on the Iberian peninsular and growing discontent within his empire. Trade…