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The Great Escape of 1802: French Prisoners of War Take Over The Prince

Such was the infamy of the English prison hulks that Napoleon Bonaparte is reported to have shouted before the battle of Waterloo: “Soldiers, let those among you who have been prisoners of the English describe to you the hulks, and detail the most frightful miseries which they endured!”[1]  It is interesting that Napoleon, the person […]

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