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What's New

This section records the changes and additions made to this site over time.

February 20, 2017 -- standardized navigation in the commanders section. Also added bio of Marshal Davout, Napoleon's only undefeated general.

December 10, 2016 -- added a second index page listing the leading generals of the Napoleonic war. Later will add sub directories containing buigraphies of each man.

November 22, 2015 -- Finished conversion some time ago. Added an article called The Road of No Return which is an excerpt of a translation from a Finnish book (itself translated from the French) about Napoleon's invasion of Russia and the disaster that befell him.

November 8, 2015 -- began conversion of site to the use of Server Side Includes and also began adding advertisements. Disabled the feature which kept the top navigation bar fixed, but I could perhaps bring it back in order to hold an ad fixed on some other site

September 22, 2015 -- Modified the front page's CSS code to remove iframes. Reinstalled adsense on that page only.

April 25, 2015 -- removed all adsense due to some iframe issues with the bootstrap template. Replaced the code with ssi to allow for easy reinsertion later.

January 11, 2015 -- Added information about the last surviving Russian veteran of the Napoleonic Wars

December 11, 2014 -- Added article about Marshal Lefebvre

December 9. 2014 -- Optimized and compressed the images on the front page.

December 7, 2014 -- added entries about these French generals: Soult, Lannes, and

November 16, 2014 -- added an article about the Coronation of Napoleon.

November 11, 2014 -- added an article about the Peninsular War, as well articles about marshal St Cyr, Czar Alexander, Empress Marie Louise.

Novemember 10, 2013 -- Added article about the Continental System of Economic Blockade

November 9, 2014 -- Added articles about Murat and Grouchy.

November 8, 2014 -- added an article about the Napoleonic Wars

November 7, 2014 -- Added article about the Battle of Dresden.

November 6, 2014 -- Added a biography of Napoleon. Modified the SSI code.

November 4, 2014 -- Added an article about Marshal Ney and another article about the Battle of Vittoria.

November 3, 2014 -- Built a section devoted to the Battle of Waterloo

November 1, 2014 -- Added a gallery of photographs of veterans of the Napoleonic wars, many wearing their uniforms from that era.

October 31, 2014 -- Redesigned the front page and added a few images.

October 23, 2014 -- Added a privacy policy and google ads.

October 18, 2014 -- Upgraded the site to use server side includes.

October 4, 2014 -- Added content to the front page. Created a Timeline. Created a section that will describe the main battles.

March 9, 2014 -- Added article about Empress Josephine. Created a logo which uses the colours of the French flag.

February 6, 2014 -- Harvested images of Napoleon. Set up a basic template

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Biography of Napoleon
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