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June 28 , 2009

Courage, Marshal Ney

Last Stand of the Bravest of the Brave


In June of 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte’s attempts at reclaiming the French Empire are destroyed on the field of Waterloo. In the months to follow, the restored Bourbon monarchy seeks retribution against many of the now-exiled emperor’s former generals. Foremost, they demand that Michel Ney, Marshal of France, who had been called by both enemy and friend as ‘The Bravest of the Brave’, pay with his life.

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