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On December 2, 1804, Napoleon received the imperial crown from the hands of
the pope himself in Notre Dame cathedral, and placed it upon his own head. He
had arranged for his old nurse to attend the ceremony, and shortly beforehand ...
When both infantry and cavalry failed the Imperial Guard were committed, early in
the evening, and when their attack was repelled the French broke and ran. It has
been suggested that Napoleon's mistake was to permit infantry and cavalry to ...
This document, which has an introductory note by Bertrand, now rests in the
archives of His Imperial Highness Prince Napoleon, and featured in the
exhibition "Souvenirs of the Imperial Family," at the Chateau of Bois-Preau (
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This is such a cute little book. Consists of an introduction to Napoleon, followed by a translation of his will. The book is formatted very well; a photocopy of each page of the actual will is ... Read full review