It is often said that Napoleon was a short man. This might even have explained his desire for conquest. In this video, Dr. Bernard Wilkin, historian at the State Archives of Belgium, answers the question and explains where the debate about the emperor’s size comes from.
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Today on the blog we have a new video from Pen and Sword author Bernard Wilkin. Bernard works as a historian at the State Archives of Belgium and specialises in the history of the French army and the French people at war. In this video, Bernard explain how young men were conscripted in Napoleon’s army between 1798 and 1814. Enjoy!