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|The Hundred Days (French Cent-Jours) or the Waterloo Campaign commonly names the period between 20 March 1815, the date on which Napoleon Bonaparte arrived in Paris after his return from Elba, and 28 June 1815, the date of the restoration of King Louis XVIII. The phrase Cent jours was first used by the prefect of Paris, the comte de Chabrol, in his speech welcoming the king. It is also referred...||09/04/2005||982|
|HMS Trincomalee is a Royal Navy Leda-class sailing frigate built shortly following the end of the Napoleonic Wars. After serving as a hulk, she was restored to her original appearance, and now serves as a museum ship.|
The Trincomalee is one of two surviving frigates of this era. She was built in Bombay India in 1817, out of teak, due to oak shortages in Britain as a result of shi...
|The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.|
|Leith Martello Tower is located within the secure area of the Port of Leith, facing out onto the Firth of Forth. Built in 1809, during the Napoleonic Wars, the 9-m (30-foot) high tower was part of a network designed to prevent a French invasion and see off American Privateers. ||01/02/2007||605|
|The Incom T65 X-wing is a starfighter in the fictional Star Wars universe, first seen in the movie Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. It is depicted as the primary interceptor and dogfighter of the Rebel Alliance. ||09/26/2007||842|
|This fortified castle, in the same family since it was built in 1341, was extended in the 16th and 18th centuries and is today a very attractive, elegantly furnished and decorated Historic Monument.|
The Urtubie stones bear witness to six centuries of Basque country history. Louis XI stayed here in 1463 and Louis XIV raised the estate to viscounty status in 1654. In the 19th century, Fiel...
|This memorial is made 1805 for Napoleons greatest victory at Austerlitz. The area has been french property ever since.|
Link with photos, in french only.
See also Captain Hornblowers great link:
|In the Battles of Jena and Auerstedt from October 10th to 14th 1806 the French Army (133,200 men) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Prussian/Saxonian Army commanded by the Duke of Braunschweig (120,800 men).|
Casualties on French site: 14,920
Casualties on Prussian site: 33,000
|Real-world shooting location for Aldaraan in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith.||09/15/2005||756|
|A place in Sevilla where scenes from Star Wars Attack of the Clones were filmed.||08/18/2005||1,328|
|A grid and series of image overlays of orthophotos for the City of Nanaimo, British Columbia. Primarily because Google Earth's coverage of our area is pitiful.|
Warning: The overlays are large; depending upon your system, if you click on several overlays at once, you will likely crash Google Earth.
|The Italian war cemetery for fallen soldiers from the First World War, also contains the graves of 20 Italian POW's from the Second World War. They died in German captivity (1943).|