Sat, 19 August 2006
This episode features an overview of the French Revolution, followed by Napoleon's teenage years as a member of the Brienne Military College and the Ecole Militaire Elite School in France. After his school years, Napoleon became a captain but soon became a general after he reclaimed the French city of Toulon and saved the government from 30,000 armed insurrectionists.
For more information, read:
Military History Magazine (February 2002): Napoleon’s Haitian Guerilla War
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