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Last week saw the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Borodino, the bloodiest day of fighting of the Napoleonic Wars — 250,000 French and Russian troops fought, resulting in 70,000 casualties. Below is a pretty swank chart made by Charles Joseph Minard showing the movement and change in size of Napoleon’s forces.

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Written by camcarlson

September 13, 2012 at 11:12 PM

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