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July 20, 1944: The "Valkyrie" plot to kill Hitler is put into action. This photo shows the Wolf's Lair after the bomb blast, which killed 4 but only wounded Hitler. All participants in the plot were executed. July 20 has become a day to commemorate all those who took part in the resistance movement against the Nazi regime.

July 20, 1944: The "Valkyrie" plot to kill Hitler is put into action. This photo shows the Wolf's Lair after the bomb blast, which killed 4 but only wounded Hitler. All participants in the plot were executed. July 20 has become a day to commemorate all those who took part in the resistance movement against the Nazi regime.

Normandy

Normandy

Sailing Ship

Sailing Ship

The Old Guard (French Vieille Garde) were the elite veteran elements of the Emperor Napoleon's Imperial Guard. As such it was the most prestigious formation in Napoleon's Grande Armée. French soldiers often referred to Napoleon's Imperial Guard as "the Immortals." The Old Guard was formed of veteran soldiers who had served Napoleon since his earliest campaigns.

The Old Guard (French Vieille Garde) were the elite veteran elements of the Emperor Napoleon's Imperial Guard. As such it was the most prestigious formation in Napoleon's Grande Armée. French soldiers often referred to Napoleon's Imperial Guard as "the Immortals." The Old Guard was formed of veteran soldiers who had served Napoleon since his earliest campaigns.

The Offical Napoleon Total War Historic Uniforms Thread - Total War Center Forums

The Offical Napoleon Total War Historic Uniforms Thread - Total War Center Forums

Favourite Napoleonic Uniform?

Favourite Napoleonic Uniform?

Napoleonic Battle

Napoleonic Battle

Favourite Paintings of the Napoleonic Wars

Favourite Paintings of the Napoleonic Wars

Uniforms : Napoleonic Wars : French : Russian : Austrian : British : Prussian

Uniforms : Napoleonic Wars : French : Russian : Austrian : British : Prussian

French Foot Dragoons-Keith Rocco. Napoleon first conceived of the dismounted dragoons during the Channel Encampments, when planning for the invasion of England. The dismounted dragoons would be part of the invasion force, and would find horses upon arrival - the naval transportation requirmenets for horses was simply too daunting. Until dismounted dragoons served as infantry with the Grande Armee in 1805, as the army abruptly left the coast for war with Austria and Russia.

French Foot Dragoons-Keith Rocco. Napoleon first conceived of the dismounted dragoons during the Channel Encampments, when planning for the invasion of England. The dismounted dragoons would be part of the invasion force, and would find horses upon arrival - the naval transportation requirmenets for horses was simply too daunting. Until dismounted dragoons served as infantry with the Grande Armee in 1805, as the army abruptly left the coast for war with Austria and Russia.