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Memorial to the combatants at Talavera

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Re: Memorial to the combatants at Talavera

Postby Mark » May 7th, 2012, 9:42 pm

Dominique T. wrote:So most dead soldiers of the Napoleonic wars ended up in England as fertilizer.


Shocking! :shock: Life was much more harsh back then than it is today but even by the standards of the time this must have been seen as disgusting by many?!

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Re: Memorial to the combatants at Talavera

Postby Dominique T. » May 8th, 2012, 7:35 am

It is !

The more reason to honour those we can find now or whose tomb still exists...
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