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Debris of the French Army Returning to the Fatherland

Debris of the French Army Returning to the Fatherland

Annotation

Here, as in other critical images, reversal plays an important role. Proud soldiers have given way to a bedraggled collection of men, far removed from their former glory.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

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"Debris of the French Army Returning to the Fatherland," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/debris-french-army-returning-fatherland [accessed January 19, 2022]