The podcast focusing on the decade of the 1810s returns from hiatus with an all-new episode on Napoleon's improbable comeback from exile on the island of Elba.
Episode 12 of Second Decade finishes the tragic and misunderstood story of Napoleon in Russia--and tries to cut through some of the mythology surrounding it.
In the next installment of the podcast series, Napoleon allows himself to be drawn into an exhausting victory and the disastrous and ultimately fiery occupation of Moscow. Why did he do it?
The newest episode of Second Decade tackles the world-shaking conflict between France and Russia in 1812, and the personalities of the men who brought it into being.
This one famous chart from 1869 tells the incredible story of one of the great defeats in military history.
How a diplomatic conference that was supposed to be about Napoleon turned into the biggest, costliest party in European history.
Two hundred and one years ago today, on September 18, 1812, the Great Fire of Moscow, which had raged for three and a half days, [...]
This amazing video showing the changes in the map of Europe for the last 1,013 years was posted a year ago at LiveLeak [...]
These farm fields are located near Waterloo, Belgium, which on this exact day 198 years ago--June 18, 1815--was the site of one of the most [...]