Napoleon Series Archive 2015

Re: Similar Orders
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A little of topic but can always remember General Sir Brian Horrocks being interviewed he was asked about Cleves in Germany he stated that although he detested doing it he said if one british life could be saved he would totally destroy it which he in due course did. You seem to forget that war is not a game either in the Napoleonic period or the modern period and there are no set rules if you believe that the British, Prussians, Austrians or Russians played by the rules I'd suggest you go back to your books and not just pick out passages that suit your argument something that is done frequently on this forum with regards to Napoleon. We all know he was no saint neither was Wellington or his commanders nor the Russians, Prussians, or Austrians stop looking at things with modern eyes.
William Tecumseh Sherman comes to mind when he said "WAR IS HELL"

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