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The illustrious dead: the terrifying story of how typhus killed Napoleon's greatest army

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In the spring of 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte was at the height of his powers. Early that year, bolstered by his successes, Napoleon turned his attentions toward Moscow, helming the largest invasion in human history. Surely, Tsar Alexander's outnumbered troops would crumble against this mighty force. But another powerful and ancient enemy awaited Napoleon's men in the Russian steppes. Virulent and swift, this microscopic foe would bring the emperor to his knees.
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display_description In a dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, Stephan Talty tells the story of a mighty ruler and a tiny microbe, antagonists whose struggle would shape the modern world. --from publisher descriptioin.
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subject_facet France. -- Armée -- History -- Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Military leadership, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Health aspects, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Medical care, Russia -- History, Military -- 1801-1917
title_display The illustrious dead : the terrifying story of how typhus killed Napoleon's greatest army
title_full The Illustrious Dead The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army, The illustrious dead : the terrifying story of how typhus killed Napoleon's greatest army / Stephan Talty
title_short The illustrious dead :
title_sub the terrifying story of how typhus killed Napoleon's greatest army
topic_facet Campaigns, Health aspects, History, History, Military, Medical care, Military, Military leadership, Napoleon, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Nonfiction